Literary Windows

Imitative Series and Clusters in Literature

(Classical to Early Modern)

All Souls College, Oxford, 25-26 September 2017

The aim of this conference is to highlight the pervasiveness, varieties and significance of a particular literary device – that of “window reference” or “two-tier allusion” – which was present throughout classical, medieval and early modern literatures. This is a device whereby a text imitates a direct antecedent while at the same time signalling an awareness of how the passage imitated was itself linked to the work of previous prestigious authors. Read more...

Monday, September 25, 2017 (All day) to Tuesday, September 26, 2017 (All day)

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