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Bacchylides: Politics, Performance, Poetic Tradition

David Fearn

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199215508
eISBN:
9780191707018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215508.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book combines close literary analysis of Bacchylides' poetry with detailed discussion of the central role poetry played in a variety of differing political contexts throughout Greece in the ... More


Bacchylides and the Kuklios Khoros: Performance, Genre, and Reception: Performance, Genre, and Reception

DAVID FEARN

in Bacchylides: Politics, Performance, Poetic Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199215508
eISBN:
9780191707018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215508.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers the nature of the Alexandrian edition of Bacchylides' Dithyrambs. Section I examines the importance of the kuklios khoros, or ‘circular chorus’, and looks at poetic evidence ... More


Contexts

DAVID FEARN

in Bacchylides: Politics, Performance, Poetic Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199215508
eISBN:
9780191707018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215508.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers some other contexts in which Bacchylides' Dithyrambs were originally performed. It begins with Bacchylides 20 and Sparta, a case where performance by a kuklios khoros remains ... More


That Voodoo That You Do So Well: Mighty Aphrodite

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The good-feelings aura of Manhattan Murder Mystery was undermined by the lack of any real creativity in that movie; the Greek chorus framing Mighty Aphrodite and thematically connected to its search ... More


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