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Conclusion Mahon and the Echo

BEN LEVITAS

in The Theatre of Nation: Irish Drama and Cultural Nationalism 1890-1916

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253432
eISBN:
9780191719196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253432.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reassesses the role of the theatre in pre-Revolutionary Ireland. Considering Yeats's ‘Man and the Echo’, it argues that the theatre was central to the Irish revival. Parnellism provided ... More


Narcissus and Echo: The Arrows of Love's Errors

Micaela Janan

in Reflections in a Serpent's Eye: Thebes in Ovid's Metamorphoses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199556922
eISBN:
9780191721021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556922.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The scholarship on Narcissus and Echo generally holds up both as cautionary exempla of what is to be avoided in human life and love. By contrast, this chapter uses Lacan's analysis of the abstract ... More


EPILOGUE: New Deal Landscapes in the Environmental Era

Neil M. Maher

in Nature's New Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Roots of the American Enviromental Movement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195306019
eISBN:
9780199867820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306019.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The final chapter traces the CCC's legacy into the post–World War II period. It does so by focusing on the controversy, during the mid-to-late 1940s, surrounding the Bureau of Reclamation's plan to ... More


Variations on the Theme of a Painting by Poussin

Claude Lévi-Strauss

in We Are All Cannibals: And Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170680
eISBN:
9780231541268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170680.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

myths of the echo in Europe and the Americas


Visions of Narcissus

Eric Langley

in Narcissism and Suicide in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541232
eISBN:
9780191716072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541232.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter discusses Renaissance depictions of Narcissus and the rhetorical strategies of gemination and mirrored repetition employed in translations of Ovid's Metamorphoses (including those by ... More


Tennyson Echoing Wordsworth

Jayne Thomas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474436878
eISBN:
9781474464994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474436878.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This book explores Tennyson’s poetic relationship with Wordsworth through a close analysis of Tennyson’s borrowing of the earlier poet’s words and phrases, an approach that positions Wordsworth in ... More


The Metamorphoses of Arthur Golding

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/9780199605712.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Metamorphosis is an obvious metaphor for translation. But in fact it is so multifarious that translators have generally eschewed it. Nevertheless, Arthur Golding's translation of the Metamorphoses ... More


We Fought the Navy and Won: Guam's Quest for Democracy

Doloris Coulter Cogan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830892
eISBN:
9780824869212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830892.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book is a carefully documented yet impassioned recollection of Guam's struggle to liberate itself from the absolutist rule of the U.S. Navy. It concentrates on five crucial years, 1945–1950, ... More


Is the Voice a Myth? A Rereading of Ovid

Shane Butler

in The Voice as Something More: Essays toward Materiality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226656397
eISBN:
9780226656427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226656427.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

For Lacanian critics like Mladen Dolar, the voice as a bearer of deep meaning is a "structural illusion," the product of unfulfillable longing for a time and a world before language. Such a view, the ... More


Echoes

Matthew Bevis

in Wordsworth's Fun

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226652054
eISBN:
9780226652221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226652221.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter begins where the poetry often begins, not with straightforward incitements to laughter but with oddly charged depictions of it. It considers two poems in detail--"I wandered lonely as a ... More


The saving face of death: anthropology and the scene of knowing

Paul Carter

in Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719085055
eISBN:
9781526109958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085055.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter develops a speculative account of the role that listening and architecture may have in reconfiguring the desire of anthropology to know the other through the face-to-face encounter. It ... More


The Free State of Jones Revisited: Davis Knight’s Miscegenation Trial

Victoria E. Bynum

in "The Free State of Jones, Movie Edition": Mississippi's Longest Civil War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627052
eISBN:
9781469628011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627052.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter returns to the 1948 miscegenation trial of Newt and Rachel’s great-grandson, Davis Knight, outlined in the book’s Introduction. Utilizing the trial’s 150 page transcript, the epilogue ... More


“Haunt[ing] the Waterfront”: Place and Displacement in Echo’s Bones and Les Nouvelles

Nels Pearson

in Irish Cosmopolitanism: Location and Dislocation in James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, and Samuel Beckett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060521
eISBN:
9780813050690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060521.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The prevailing notion is that Samuel Beckett’s increasing minimalism and abstraction parallel his detachment from Ireland and his philosophical maturation on the continent. However, this narrative ... More


Latent Transformations: Reshaping the Metamorphoses

Monika Asztalos

in Metamorphic Readings: Transformation, Language, and Gender in the Interpretation of Ovid's Metamorphoses

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198864066
eISBN:
9780191896354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864066.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In Ovid’s stories one finds metamorphoses where the outward appearance is transformed while the inner being remains the same. This chapter argues that the reverse can occasionally be detected in the ... More


Digital Evolution and the Emergence of Complexity

John Johnston

in The Allure of Machinic Life: Cybernetics, Artificial Life, and the New AI

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262101264
eISBN:
9780262276351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262101264.003.0006
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

This chapter charts the history of artificial life (ALife) after Langton in relation to theories of evolution, emergence, and complex adaptive systems by examining a series of experiments carried out ... More


Introduction

Jayne Thomas

in Tennyson Echoing Wordsworth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474436878
eISBN:
9781474464994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474436878.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter sets out the scope and methodology of the book, revealing how it moves beyond existing accounts of Wordsworthian influence in Tennyson to uncover new and revealing connections and ... More


Allegories of Writing: Figurations of Narcissus and Echo in W. B. Yeats’s Work

Hedwig Schwall

in Writing Modern Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780989082693
eISBN:
9781781382417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082693.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This essay offers a psychoanalytic, and specifically Lacanian, reading of W. B. Yeats's thinking about the role of the poet. More specifically, it examines “the transforming power” of the poet, who, ... More


Richard Powers’s Strange Wonder

Heather Houser

in Ecosickness in Contemporary U.S. Fiction: Environment and Affect

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165143
eISBN:
9780231537360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165143.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Through Richard Powers's The Gold Bug Variations (1991) and The Echo Maker (2006), this chapter examines wonder, an affect related to intellection that is essential to inspiring medical and ... More


Echo and Narcissus: a Study in Duality: [From Classical Views 30 (1986) 43–8]

Niall Rudd

in The Common Spring: Essays on Latin and English Poetry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675488
eISBN:
9781781385043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675488.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This reading of Ovid's telling of the myth of Echo and Narcissus (Metamorphosis 3.339-510) highlights the duality of auditory and visual reflection. Reflection, inversion, repetition and chiasmus are ... More


Introduction

Anna D. Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann

in The Polish Hearst: Ameryka-Echo and the Public Role of the Immigrant Press

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039096
eISBN:
9780252097072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039096.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine the public role of the immigrant press through the example of Antoni A. Paryski, the “Polish Hearst,” a successful immigrant ... More


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