Red Britain is a provocative rethinking of the cultural politics of twentieth-century Britain, which demonstrates the central importance of the Russian Revolution to mid-century literature and culture.
A recurring and significant theme in ancient Greek literature is that of returns and returning, marked by the Greek word nostos. This volume offers an interdisciplinary exploration of nostos in ancient Greek culture, shedding light on perceptions of home and displacement, and on the foundation myths that shaped ancient Greek identity.
Where does the Greek novel come from? This book argues that whereas much of Greek literature was committed to a form of cultural purism, presenting itself as part of a continuous tradition reaching back to Homer, the novel revelled in its hybridisation with Persian, Egyptian and Jewish culture.