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Reading Antigone in Translation: Text, Paratext, Intertext

Deborah H. Roberts

in Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and Criticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199559213
eISBN:
9780191594403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559213.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter is concerned with the many translations of Antigone from 1900 to the present, and with some of the ways in which these diverse translations establish for the reader without Greek the ... More


Introduction

Kathryn Sutherland

in Electronic Text: Investigations in Method and Theory

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236634
eISBN:
9780191679315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236634.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Why the debate about the electronic representation of text is so vital has less to do with what electronic technology really does and more to do with the fact that it furthers the impossibility of ... More


A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu: Christian And Biblical Figures Of Speech

Margaret Topping

in Proust's Gods: Christian and Mythological Figures of Speech in the Works of Marcel Proust

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160083
eISBN:
9780191673771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160083.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The principal features to have emerged in the exploration of both classical and mythological, and Christian and biblical figures of speech in A la recherche underscore Proust's totality of vision and ... More


Ghostly Intertexts: James Joyce and the Legacy of Synge

Anne Fogarty

in Synge and Edwardian Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609888
eISBN:
9780191731778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609888.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Synge and Joyce have most commonly been seen as opposites, divided by class, religion and background and by their differing attitudes to the ideals of the literary revival. Yet, examination of the ... More


Reading the Allegorical Intertext: Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton

Judith H. Anderson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228478
eISBN:
9780823241125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228478.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The author conceives the intertext as a relation between or among texts that encompasses both Kristevan intertextuality and traditional relationships of influence, imitation, allusion, and citation. ... More


Epilogue

Christopher V. Trinacty

in Senecan Tragedy and the Reception of Augustan Poetry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199356560
eISBN:
9780199356584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356560.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This brief epilogue summarizes the methodology that has been employed throughout the book. Stress is placed on Seneca’s creation of personae, and this is shown to be a trait of his contemporary ... More


Introduction: Reading the Allegorical Intertext

Judith H. Anderson

in Reading the Allegorical Intertext: Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228478
eISBN:
9780823241125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228478.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Such intertextual relations can be historicized in the survey of longue durée, either exemplarily or thematically, selectively, and therefore rather narrowly. With the latter options, the focus has ... More


“Pricking on the plaine”: Spenser's Intertextual Beginnings and Endings

Judith H. Anderson

in Reading the Allegorical Intertext: Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228478
eISBN:
9780823241125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228478.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The opening line “A Gentle Knight was pricking on the plaine” in the first canto of the first Book of The Faerie Queene introduces the Chaucerian intertext and does so problematically. The problem in ... More


“Ranch Stiffs” and “Beach Cowboys” in the Shrinking Public Sphere: Sexual Domestication in and

Nicole Seymour

in Strange Natures: Futurity, Empathy, and the Queer Ecological Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037627
eISBN:
9780252094873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037627.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter counters universal readings of Brokeback Mountain (2005) as either a simplistic pastoral that romanticizes the American West, or a universal love story in service of gay normalization by ... More


Remembering Piaf

David Looseley

in Édith Piaf: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382578
eISBN:
9781786945280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382578.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter examines the ways in which Piaf has been remembered, commemorated and patrimonialised, from her death to the celebrations of her centenary in 2015. It notes the steady flow of films, ... More


Argive Augury and Portents in the Thebaid

Anne Tuttle

in Ritual and Religion in Flavian Epic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199644094
eISBN:
9780191745010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644094.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the thematic significance of omens and portents in Statius’ Thebaid. It also provides an overview of and considers its intertextual relationship with other Latin epics with ... More


Third Impromptu Third Impromptu Singing the Blues

Carol Harrison

in The Art of Listening in the Early Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199641437
eISBN:
9780191755651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641437.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This Impromptu is a detailed analysis of Augustine's 9th Homily on the First Epistle of John, in order to illustrate the various aspects of patristic preaching which have been identified in Chapter ... More


Horace’s Epodes: Contexts, Intertexts, and Reception

Philippa Bather and Claire Stocks (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198746058
eISBN:
9780191808760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746058.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Horace's Epodes rank among the most under-valued texts of the early Roman principate. Abrasive in style and riddled with apparent inconsistencies, the Epodes have divided critics from the outset, ... More


Intertext: “Bartleby, the Scrivener”

Michael T. Gilmore

in The War on Words: Slavery, Race, and Free Speech in American Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226294131
eISBN:
9780226294155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226294155.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Melville's short story “Bartleby, the Scrivener,” prefaces the consideration of post-Reconstruction literature. Bartleby, the Scrivener in the story forms a bridge between eras. It is an intertext ... More


“Pyramid Song”

Brad Osborn

in Everything in its Right Place: Analyzing Radiohead

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190629229
eISBN:
9780190629267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190629229.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

Chapter 6 synthesizes and distills the major theories and analytical methods in the book’s first five chapters into the analysis of Radiohead’s “Pyramid Song,” from Amnesiac. The majority of the ... More


Blogging Donnie Yen: remaking the martial arts body as a cyber-intertext

Dorothy Wai Sim Lau

in Chinese Stardom in Participatory Cyberculture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474430333
eISBN:
9781474460040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430333.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter inquires Donnie Yen’s martial arts body in blogosphere. It analyses that Yen’s kinetic body, often the focus of bloggers’ interest, is not only the corporeal entity that appears in ... More


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