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Placing Modern Greece: The Dynamics of Romantic Hellenism, 1770-1840

Constanze Guthenke

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231850
eISBN:
9780191716188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231850.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book offers a fresh look at one of the most tenacious features of Romantic Hellenism: its fascination with modern Greece as material and ideal alike. It suggests that literary representations of ... More


Nature in Arms: German Philhellenism, its Literature, and the Greek War of Independence

Constanze Güthenke

in Placing Modern Greece: The Dynamics of Romantic Hellenism, 1770-1840

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231850
eISBN:
9780191716188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231850.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

One of the guiding questions of this study is whether a change took place in the representation of the Greek land with the emergence of the Greek nation state. This chapter looks at the strategies ... More


Risorgimento in Exile: Italian Émigrés and the Liberal International in the Post-Napoleonic Era

Maurizio Isabella

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570676
eISBN:
9780191721991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570676.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Exile represented a fundamental experience in shaping Italian national identity. This book investigates the contribution of the Italian exile community in Europe and Latin America in the post ... More


Greece and the Regeneration of the Mediterranean

Maurizio Isabella

in Risorgimento in Exile: Italian Émigrés and the Liberal International in the Post-Napoleonic Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570676
eISBN:
9780191721991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570676.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter assesses the distinctive features of the exiles' Philhellenism as compared to its British and continental versions. It considers the contrasting in attitudes of Italian exiles and ... More


Alexander, Priene, and Naulochon

Peter Thonemann

in Epigraphical Approaches to the Post-classical Polis: Fourth Century BC to Second Century AD

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652143
eISBN:
9780191745935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652143.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter offers a new reconstruction of Alexander the Great's fragmentary edict to Priene (I. Priene 1; Rhodes–Osborne, GHI 86, probably of 334 bc). Alexander's edict, concerning the status of a ... More


The United States and the Greeks, 1821–1869

Karine V. Walther

in Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625393
eISBN:
9781469625416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625393.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 1 examines American reactions to the 1821 Greek War of Independence and the Cretan Insurrection of 1866-1869. Prompted by American philhellenes, politicians, religious organizations, and ... More


Shelley and the Near East

Charles Issawi

in Cross-Cultural Encounters and Conflicts

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195118131
eISBN:
9780199854554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118131.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The chapter discusses how Shelley, a marvelous lyric poet, writer of famous poems like “Prometheus” and “Ode to the West Wind” looked at foreign culture. He was also a knowledgeable scientist and an ... More


Tragedy’s Endurance: Performances of Greek Tragedies and Cultural Identity in Germany since 1800

Erika Fischer-Lichte

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199651634
eISBN:
9780191801440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199651634.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The book is devoted to the remarkable phenomenon of Greek tragedy’s endurance on German stages during the last 200 years. It examines how performances of Greek tragedies since 1800 contributed to the ... More


Rossini’s Siege of Paris: Ottoman Subjects in the French Restoration

Larry Wolff

in The Singing Turk: Ottoman Power and Operatic Emotions on the European Stage from the Siege of Vienna to the Age of Napoleon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795777
eISBN:
9780804799652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795777.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers the flourishing of operas on Turkish themes in Restoration France, including Rossini’s Turkish operas in Paris—especially as Rossini became director of the Théâtre-Italien in ... More


Lachner and the Emergence of a New Athens

Jason Geary

in The Politics of Appropriation: German Romantic Music and the Ancient Greek Legacy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199736119
eISBN:
9780199345007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736119.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

Here the geographical focus shifts to Munich and a discussion of the Bavarian court as a new center for the German revival of Greek tragedy. Like his Prussian counterpart, King Maximilian II of ... More


Prologue

Erika Fischer-Lichte

in Tragedy’s Endurance: Performances of Greek Tragedies and Cultural Identity in Germany since 1800

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199651634
eISBN:
9780191801440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199651634.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Prologue proceeds from the common understanding that Philhellenism was constitutive of the cultural identity of the German Bildungsbürgertum since the end of the 18th century until the 1970s or ... More


Introduction: Philhellenism and Theatromania

Erika Fischer-Lichte

in Tragedy’s Endurance: Performances of Greek Tragedies and Cultural Identity in Germany since 1800

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199651634
eISBN:
9780191801440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199651634.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The introduction ‘Philhellenism and Theatromania’ retraces the emergence of these two phenomena in the German middle class. The year 1755 marks a watershed in this regard: it saw the publication of ... More


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