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Religion, Myths, Women, Colonization

Simon Hornblower

in Thucydides and Pindar: Historical Narrative and the World of Epinikian Poetry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199249190
eISBN:
9780191719424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249190.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines parallels and similarities between Pindar and Thucydides in the area of colonical myth. Topics covered include the afterlife, immortality, personified abstractions, women, ... More


The Figure in the Fulfillment: Erich Auerbach

John David Dawson

in Christian Figural Reading and the Fashioning of Identity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520226302
eISBN:
9780520925984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226302.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter introduces Erich Auerbach, a Romance philologist and a literary historian. The discussion first examines the concepts of figural relation and figurative subversion, where Auerbach states ... More


Word and Image

Pantelis Michelakis

in Greek Tragedy on Screen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199239078
eISBN:
9780191746840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239078.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter addresses the question of how dramatic texts become film images and sounds through stylization and abstraction in two avant-garde films, Jean–Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet's Antigone ... More


Wilde’s Abstractions: Notes on , 1876–1878

Joseph Bristow

in Oscar Wilde and Classical Antiquity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198789260
eISBN:
9780191831119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789260.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter draws attention to Wilde’s methods of studying for his final examinations in Literæ Humaniores (or Greats) between 1876 and 1878, when he was an undergraduate at Magdalen College, ... More


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