CLASSED: CLAssical and Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-century English Drama: Reception and Source Study

Starting date
January 1, 2018
Duration (months)
Cultures and Civilizations, Foreign Languages and Literatures
Managers or local contacts
Bigliazzi Silvia , Ugolini Gherardo
Greek Theatre, Early modern English drama, source and reception study

The project concentrates on source and reception study within the recent reappraisal of the role of classical antiquity in early modern English culture, with a focus upon theatre. Special attention will be paid to the reception of classical dramatic conventions as well as the adaptation and transformation of classical myths in the plays and masques performed in England from the Elizabethan to the Caroline period.

Project participants

Guido Avezzu'
Silvia Bigliazzi
Full Professor
Francesco Dall'Olio
Emanuel Stelzer
Temporary Assistant Professor
Gherardo Ugolini
Associate Professor
Roberta Zanoni
Teaching Assistant


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