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Professor Rita Copeland discusses her new book on classical reception in English literature with Penn Current

The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature, edited by Rita Copeland offers a comprehansive account of the reception of classical writing in medieval and early Tudor English literature. In describing the book, Professor Copeland says, “It’s a resource that brings all other resources together to demonstrate how the Middle Ages could use classical antiquity to understand itself and to ask the most profound questions about temporality, history, and cultural distance." Read more about the book in this article by the Penn Current.