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Logue’s Tele-Vision: Reading Homer from a Distance

Emily Greenwood

in Homer in the Twentieth Century: Between World Literature and the Western Canon

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298266
eISBN:
9780191711602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298266.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines Christopher Logue's adaptations of the Iliad as a case-study in mediating the foreignness of Homer for modern, anglophone readers. Although Logue's Homer draws freely on modern ... More


Epic Zoom: Christopher Logue's Homer (with Anne Carson's Stesichoros and Seamus Heaney's Beowulf)

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/9780199605712.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Christopher Logue's versions form Homer, War Music, begin with a view: ‘picture the east Aegean sea by night’. In what follows, episodes from Homeric narrative and allusions to modern life are ... More


‘Now hear this’: Text and Performance in Christopher Logue’s War Music (1959–2011)

Henry Power

in Epic Performances from the Middle Ages into the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198804215
eISBN:
9780191842412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804215.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In 1958 Christopher Logue produced his first ‘account’ of the Iliad, ‘Achilles Fights the River’, following encouragement from two BBC producers, Donald Carne-Ross and Xanthe Wakefield. Over the next ... More


Some Assimilations of the Homeric Simile in Later Twentieth-Century Poetry

Oliver Taplin

in Homer in the Twentieth Century: Between World Literature and the Western Canon

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298266
eISBN:
9780191711602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298266.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter opens up a dialogue between recent scholarship on Homeric similes, and the creative use of these similes in the poetry of Christopher Logue, Michael Longley, and Derek Walcott. In its ... More


‘War—What is it Good For?’ in Homer’s Iliad and Four Receptions

Seth L. Schein

in Homeric Epic and its Reception: Interpretive Essays

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199589418
eISBN:
9780191808456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589418.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The most compelling twentieth- and twenty-first-century receptions of Homer’s Iliad often fail to do justice to the complexity of its representation of war. These receptions dwell on the brutal, ... More


Voices, Bodies, Silences, and Media: Heightened Receptivity in Epic in Performance

Lorna Hardwick

in Epic Performances from the Middle Ages into the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198804215
eISBN:
9780191842412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804215.003.0037
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This essay discusses diverse modes and contexts in recent performances of translations and adaptations of Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey, with special emphasis on the interplay between audience ... More


Roger McGough 1937–1958

in A Gallery to Play to: The Story of the Mersey Poets

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311253
eISBN:
9781846312496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312496.004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Seaforth, an arid suburban plain in Liverpool that spreads monotonously along Bridge Road, less than a mile north of Bootle, is the birthplace of Roger McGough, whose early memories were the sounds ... More


Performing Epic Now

Fiona Macintosh and Justine McConnell

in Performing Epic or Telling Tales

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198846581
eISBN:
9780191881664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846581.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

At the dawn of the twenty-first century, technological wizardry and the fragmentation or complete eschewal of narrative were rapidly becoming the staples of the commercial and the fringe stages ... More


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