n Acta Classica : Proceedings of the Classical Association of South Africa - Beyond the Second Sophistic: Adventures in Greek Postclassicism, Tim Whitmarsh : reviews

Volume 57, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0065-1141
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Tim Whitmarsh's consists of ten substantially revised and updated essays and five previously unpublished pieces, all of them focusing on literature of the Hellenistic and Imperial Era. In the 'Introduction' (pp. 1-7), Whitmarsh clearly displays his primary motivation by explaining that his neologism 'postclassicism' is intended 'principally, to mark an aspiration to rethink classicist categories inherited from the nineteenth century' (p. 1).

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