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The Abbey Theatre, 1899-1999: Form and Pressure

Robert Welch

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121879
eISBN:
9780191671364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121879.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

A century ago this year, productions of W. B. Yeats' The Countess Cathleen and Edward Martyn's The Heather Field inaugurated the Irish Literary Theatre, which was to take its name from its home in ... More


Black-Sea Latin, Du Bellay, and the Barbarian Turn: Tristia, Regrets, Translations

Stephen Hinds

in Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After Ovid

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603848
eISBN:
9780191731587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603848.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter explores the nexus between exile, alienation, and a professed loss of linguistic identity or capacity. It focuses on Joachim Du Bellay, whose Regrets is overtly modelled in set-up on ... More


Translation and Paraphrase

Matthew Reynolds

in The Poetry of Translation: From Chaucer & Petrarch to Homer & Logue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199605712
eISBN:
9780191731617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605712.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Translation theorists typically emphasize the differences between translations and their sources. Yet they cannot help letting the idea that there is something identical between the two creep back ... More


Tragic Absences and Metatheatrical Performances

Eleftheria Ioannidou

in Greek Fragments in Postmodern Frames: Rewriting Tragedy 1970-2005

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199664115
eISBN:
9780191833380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664115.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chapter concentrates on rewritings of Greek tragedy that treat the tragic text as the play-within-the-play and/or employ other metatheatrical devices. In these plays the tyranny of the classical ... More


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