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Virgil on the Popular Stage *

Costas Panayotakis

in New Directions in Ancient Pantomime

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232536
eISBN:
9780191716003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232536.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks at the sources that assert that three sequences from the Aeneid were performed in pantomime—those dealing with Dido, Turnus, and the katabasis to the Underworld (tales dealing with ... More


Virgil

Stefan Tilg

in Chariton of Aphrodisias and the Invention of the Greek Love Novel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576944
eISBN:
9780191722486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576944.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter eight substantiates the claim that Chariton looked to Virgil, adds further evidence to this, and considers conseqences for our general assessment of Narratives about Callirhoe. More parallels ... More


Tragic Virgil: The Medea

Scott McGill

in Virgil Recomposed: The Mythological and Secular Centos in Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195175646
eISBN:
9780199789337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175646.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the (probably) earliest extant full-length Virgilian cento, Hosidius Geta's Medea, which takes the form of a tragedy. The aim is to explore how Geta accomplishes the feat of ... More


Vergil's Aeneid: Subversion by Intertextuality. Catullus 66. 39–40 and Other Examples 1 (1994)

R.O.A.M. Lyne

in R. O. A. M. Lyne: Collected Papers on Latin Poetry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203963
eISBN:
9780191708237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203963.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Using the examples of Dido's death and her reappearance in the Underworld, Lyne proclaims a shift to accepting the language of intertextuality rather than of allusion.


Liberality: ‘The Wife of Bath's Prologue’ and ‘Tale’ and ‘The Franklin's Tale’

Alcuin Blamires

in Chaucer, Ethics, and Gender

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248674
eISBN:
9780191714696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248674.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

To be content with ‘enough’ was one kind of virtue; to be liberal with surplus was another. Chaucer found liberality applauded in Boccaccio’s writings. But the classical concept of cautious ... More


Weeping for Dido: The Classics in the Medieval Classroom

Marjorie Curry Woods

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691170800
eISBN:
9780691188744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170800.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Saint Augustine famously “wept for Dido, who killed herself by the sword,” and many later medieval schoolboys were taught to respond in similarly emotional ways to the pain of female characters in ... More


Unforced Marches: A Virgilian Memoir (2007)

Willard Spiegelman

in Imaginative Transcripts: Selected Literary Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368130
eISBN:
9780199852192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368130.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines Virgil's epic poem Aeneid. It focuses on the chapters concerning the last night of Troy, Dido, and Aeneas and the Underworld. It analyzes various translations of the Aeneid and ... More


Dryden's Dido: ‘Somewhat I find within’

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/9780199605712.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

But it is Dido whose story most exemplifies the ‘opening’ of a secret. ‘Somewhat I find within’, Dryden makes her say of the passion that has been implanted in her by Venus; and the ‘somewhat’ is ... More


Textual face: cognition as recognition

James Simpson

in Contemporary Chaucer across the centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129154
eISBN:
9781526141996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129154.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

James Simpson’s central hermeneutic perception for knowledge in the Humanities is that cognition is re-cognition. Before we can know, we must already have known. He examines this paradox with ... More


Lucy Hutchinson's Elegies, the Country-House Poem, and Female Complaint

Elizabeth Scott-Baumann

in Forms of Engagement: Women, Poetry and Culture 1640-1680

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199676521
eISBN:
9780191755675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676521.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter shows that in the seventeenth-century elegy was alive to various formal re-workings. Poets since Ovid had used the elegy to write erotic love poetry, while it had also developed its ... More


Didone and the Voice of Chastity

Wendy Heller

in Emblems of Eloquence: Opera and Women's Voices in Seventeenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520209336
eISBN:
9780520919341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209336.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes Dido, queen of Carthage, in Francesco Cavalli's La Didone. It also explains the tragic despair of Hecuba and Didone's guilt. It concentrates on the relationship between ... More


Silius' Roman Hannibal

Claire Stocks

in The Roman Hannibal: Remembering the Enemy in Silius Italicus' Punica

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380284
eISBN:
9781781387252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380284.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In this chapter the focus shifts to close textual readings of the Punica. Beginning with a discussion of Hannibal's early life and career in the Punica, this chapter discusses the three main ... More


At the End of the Rainbow*: Nero and Dido’s Gold (Tacitus Annals 16.1–3)

Rhiannon Ash

in Fame and Infamy: Essays on Characterization in Greek and Roman Biography and Historiography

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199662326
eISBN:
9780191799174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662326.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores one particularly expressive association between the emperor Nero and gold, namely the incident at Tacitus Annals 16.1–3, when the emperor falls for the alluring tale of the ... More


A Short Introduction

Marjorie Curry Woods

in Weeping for Dido: The Classics in the Medieval Classroom

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691170800
eISBN:
9780691188744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170800.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book discusses a project based on the E. H. Gombrich Lectures given at the Warburg Institute in 2014. The author had ... More


Memory, Emotion, and the Death of a Queen: Teaching the Aeneid

Marjorie Curry Woods

in Weeping for Dido: The Classics in the Medieval Classroom

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691170800
eISBN:
9780691188744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170800.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter deals with the attractive and doomed Dido as medieval manuscripts reveal their emphasis on her emotions, a focus illuminated by modern research on memory. It begins with Augustine's ... More


Opera at School: Mapping the Cultural Geography of Schoolgirl Performance

Amanda Eubanks Winkler

in Operatic Geographies: The Place of Opera and the Opera House

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226595962
eISBN:
9780226596150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226596150.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Opera

Discovery of a letter about “Harry’s” music “made” for a ball at Josias Priest’s Chelsea boarding school has reopened questions about the relationship of Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas to Priest’s ... More


Juno's Agents and the Negotiations of Aeneas

in The Commerce of War: Exchange and Social Order in Latin Epic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226111872
eISBN:
9780226111902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226111902.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the Aeneid's major figures and ultimately demonstrates Vergil's endorsement of aristocratic socioeconomic values as well as his profound reservations about their efficacy. ... More


Epic Opera

Anthony Welch

in The Renaissance Epic and the Oral Past

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178869
eISBN:
9780300188998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178869.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter shows how one early European opera, Nahum Tate's and Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, reflects the period's growing discomfort over epic mythmaking. Taking up the chaste Dido tradition, ... More


Prince Dido of Didotown and ‘Human Zoos’ in Wilhelmine Germany: Strategies for Self-Representation under the Othering Gaze

Albert Gouaffo

in Africa in Europe: Studies in Transnational Practice in the Long Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318474
eISBN:
9781781380437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318474.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The chapter provides an account of the visit of Prince Samson Dido, a member of the Cameroonian native elite, to Germany in 1886. The visit took place shortly after Cameroon had become a German ... More


Family and City

Dexter Hoyos

in Hannibal: Rome's Greatest Enemy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675464
eISBN:
9781781385432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675464.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter succinctly describes the site and earlier history of Carthage, supposedly founded by Phoenicians under princess Dido, her republican political system briefly commented on by Aristotle, ... More


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