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Other Christian Verse Invectives

Alan Cameron

in The Last Pagans of Rome

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199747276
eISBN:
9780199866212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747276.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter examines three other anti-pagan poems in hexameter verse that date from the same time and place, give or take a decade: the Carmen ad quendam senatorem (CAS) mistakenly ascribed to ... More


The Poem Against the Pagans

Alan Cameron

in The Last Pagans of Rome

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199747276
eISBN:
9780199866212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747276.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter examines the anti-pagan poem, Carmen contra paganos (CCP). Since the subject of the poem was both prefect and consul, as Flavian was in 394, the poem was assigned to this year and ... More


At the Limits of Performativity: The Carmen saeculare

Michèle Lowrie

in Writing, Performance, and Authority in Augustan Rome

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199545674
eISBN:
9780191719950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545674.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The performance of Horace's Carmen saeculare by a chorus of youths and maidens at the ludi saeculares celebrated by Augustus in 17 BCE offers an occasion for asking why it matters if a poem was ... More


Beyond Performance Envy:: Horace, Epistles 2. 1

Michèle Lowrie

in Writing, Performance, and Authority in Augustan Rome

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199545674
eISBN:
9780191719950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545674.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Horace's literary epistles, contrary to their own written medium, are fascinated with performance. It is not just that the Ars Poetica is a didactic poem on how to write tragedy and Epistles 2.1 ... More


Introduction

Gareth Wood

in Javier Marías's Debt to Translation: Sterne, Browne, Nabokov

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199651337
eISBN:
9780191741180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651337.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The introduction establishes Marías's place in Spain's contemporary literary culture, the national and international success his work has enjoyed, and his claims to the influence of Anglophone ... More


Strict Parents, Gamer High School Dropouts, and Shunned Overachievers

Lynn Schofield Clark

in The Parent App: Understanding Families in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899616
eISBN:
9780199980161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899616.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter considers additional problem behaviors related to digital and mobile media, presenting the stories of parents who are considered by their children to be overly strict, a young person ... More


Constructing Ballet Schools, Extending the Revolution

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Dance

Flowering of new Cuban choreography brings 80 new works into repertoire in 15 years, ballet instruction is reorganized, National School of the Arts, under Fernando’s direction, is inaugurated, and ... More


Screening the Diva

Mary Simonson

in The Arts of the Prima Donna in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195365870
eISBN:
9780199932054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365870.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

This chapter explores the most modern medial intervention available to the prima donnas in this book: early film. It seems astonishing to learn that early twentieth-century opera singers such as Mary ... More


The Ludi Saeculares and the Carmen Saeculare†

Denis Feeney

in Roman Religion

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615650
eISBN:
9780748650989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615650.003.0027
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter looks in some detail at what is perhaps the most spectacular and systematic exploitation of the categories of Greek and Roman in cult, namely, the ludi saeculares staged by Augustus ... More


How Carmen Suite was Born

Maya Plisetskaya

in I, Maya Plisetskaya

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088571
eISBN:
9780300130713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088571.003.0039
Subject:
Music, Dance

In this chapter, Maya Plisetskaya reflects on how she came up with the idea for Carmen Suite, a ballet created in 1967 by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso, using music written by her husband Rodion ... More


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