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Contact: Lyric Referentiality and Material Culture in 8

David Fearn

in Pindar's Eyes: Visual and Material Culture in Epinician Poetry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198746379
eISBN:
9780191808449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746379.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter offers a new reading of Pindar’s Nemean 8. It investigates the ways in which Pindar frames consciousness about art, cult, and the material world with the language and imagery of desire, ... More


Restoring Narcissus: The Love Poems of Robert Graves

John Burnside

in Robert Graves and the Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198738053
eISBN:
9780191801594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738053.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chapter reveals Graves’s idea of love, formed over a lifetime of experience. Graves’s neuroses, desires, abhorrence about love are explored in detail. Graves stripped back passion and idealism to ... More


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