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Alternative Comedy: The Language of the Theatre

Philip Burton

in Language in the Confessions of Augustine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199266227
eISBN:
9780191709098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266227.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines Augustine's use of Roman comedy and mime in the Confessions, through a consideration of a series of incidents where comic language is used. It is suggested that the Confessions ... More


‘Mime’ and ‘Pantomime’: Some Problematic Texts

T. P. Wiseman

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/9780199232536.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the question of how far it is possible to establish the nature of the pantomime performance and the difference between ‘pantomime’ and ‘mime’. It engages with these questions ... More


Ovid and the Stage

T. P. Wiseman

in Ovid's Fasti: Historical Readings at its Bimillennium

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198154754
eISBN:
9780191715457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198154754.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Careful investigation of the contemporary evidence (mainly Cicero) suggests that mime was a major part of the theatrical repertory at the Roman games in the first century BC, and that mythological ... More


Iphigenia’s Imperial Escapades

Edith Hall

in Adventures with Iphigenia in Tauris: A Cultural History of Euripides' Black Sea Tragedy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195392890
eISBN:
9780199979257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392890.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Iphigenia in Tauris made an impact on the Roman culture was through the broad cultural dissemination of the type of escape plot in which a young Greek woman and man are separated, ... More


Introduction

REGINE MAY

in Apuleius and Drama: The Ass on Stage

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199202928
eISBN:
9780191707957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202928.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the purpose of this book, which is to analyze how Apuleius uses one particular genre, drama, throughout his works. Drama is a wide field, ranging ... More


Yvonne Cartier

Dean Speer

in On Technique

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034386
eISBN:
9780813046280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034386.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter describes the career and teaching philosophy of Yvonne Cartier, who performed with the Royal Ballet of London and was a mime in Paris for more than 20 years. Cartier defines technique as ... More


Mimetic Contagion: Art and Artifice in Terence's Eunuch

Robert Germany

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198738732
eISBN:
9780191803017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738732.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

The ancient Greeks and Romans sometimes conceived of works of art having a dynamic effect on viewers, inspiring them to direct imitation of what they saw represented. This ‘mimetic contagion’ might ... More


The Go-Between or The Temptres (ΠΡΟΚΥΚΛΙΣ‎ Η‎ ΜΑΣΤΡΟΠΟΣ‎)

Graham Zanker (ed.)

in Aris & Phillips Classical Texts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688836
eISBN:
9781800342705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688836.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on Herodas' first Mimiamb, which admirably illustrates Herodas' technique of characterization. It mentions the figure of Gyllis, who speaks over two-thirds of the first Mimiamb's ... More


“Every Word Made Flesh”: Les Huguenots and the Incarnation of the Invisible

Mary Ann Smart

in Mimomania: Music and Gesture in Nineteenth-Century Opera

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520239951
eISBN:
9780520939875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239951.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

In both Robert le diable (1831) and Les Huguenots (1836), Giacomo Meyerbeer had treated religious subjects in a resolutely mundane and material vein. Certainly, Les Huguenots was a shining example of ... More


Using Stage Movement

Siu Wang-Ngai and Peter Lovrick

in Chinese Opera: The Actor's Craft

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888208265
eISBN:
9789888268252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208265.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter deals with pure movement that does not rely upon props. It discuses both conventional mime movements and acrobatics on the Chinese stage.


Mother Mime: Wagner and the Metaphysics of Sexual Difference

Adrian Daub

in Tristan's Shadow: Sexuality and the Total Work of Art after Wagner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226082134
eISBN:
9780226082271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226082271.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Opera

Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde concludes with a moment where the total work of art and the perfect love relationship coincide. This chapter discusses a situation that in many ways presents the flip side ... More


Moveable Types: The Character System in “The Mime of Mick, Nick and the Maggies” in II.1

Carol Loeb Shloss

in Joyce's Allmaziful Plurabilities: Polyvocal Explorations of Finnegans Wake

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061542
eISBN:
9780813051451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061542.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Carol Loeb Sloss reads “the Mime of Nick, Mick, and the Maggies” as a courtship ritual, but one that is disturbing in its allocation of narrative space. The interiority of Izod is only followed ... More


Mime and the Dangers of Laughter in Late Antiquity

Ruth Webb

in Greek Laughter and Tears: Antiquity and After

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474403795
eISBN:
9781474435130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403795.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter asks why joking and laughter were perceived as so dangerous and problematic by early Christians. Condemnations of laughter in the sermons of John Chrysostom refer to Paul’s rejections of ... More


Laughter on Display: Mimic Performances and the Danger of Laughing in Byzantium

Przemysław Marciniak

in Greek Laughter and Tears: Antiquity and After

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474403795
eISBN:
9781474435130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403795.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

An important yet understudied part of Byzantine humour is occupied by mimes and so-called jesters, although the difference between these two categories of entertainers remains unclear. Evidence is ... More


Role-playing: Prosōpopoeia and Embodied Performance

Morwenna Ludlow

in Art, Craft, and Theology in Fourth-Century Christian Authors

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198848837
eISBN:
9780191883217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848837.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Prosōpopoeia is direct speech in character, inserted into a narrative or argument. This chapter examines prosōpopoeia in its rhetorical and literary contexts: it represents words which are ... More


Octavia and the Phantom Genre

T.P. Wiseman

in Unwritten Rome

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898225
eISBN:
9781781385500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898225.003.0013
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Ovid's use of stories performed on stage is attested at Fasti 4.326. Ciceronian evidence implies a wide variety of types of stage performance, including ‘mime’ with female stars like Dionysia and ... More


A Turbulent People

T. P. Wiseman

in The Roman Audience: Classical Literature as Social History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718352
eISBN:
9780191787645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718352.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter deals with the political experience of the Roman People in the sixties and fifties BC, in particular their enthusiasm for Pompey and their off–on relationship with Cicero, and its ... More


Rethinking the Classics: 59–42 BC

T. P. Wiseman

in The Roman Audience: Classical Literature as Social History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718352
eISBN:
9780191787645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718352.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Lucretius wanted to reach a wider public than just his patron Memmius; Philodemus and the authors he cited took it for granted that both prose and poetry were meant to be heard by a general audience. ... More


Dance: Coordination of bodies

Steven Brown

in The Unification of the Arts: A Framework for Understanding What the Arts Share and Why

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198864875
eISBN:
9780191897283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864875.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Music Psychology

The study of dance can be summed up as the four Ps: patterning, partnering, pacing, and person. Patterning is about the intra- and interpersonal processes used in creating complex movement patterns ... More


Agent communication

Christopher Walton

in Agency and the Semantic Web

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199292486
eISBN:
9780191917691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199292486.003.0012
Subject:
Computer Science, Computer Architecture and Logic Design

In the preceding chapters, we have described in detail the various techniques that can be used to construct reasoning agents for the Semantic Web. However, as we have repeatedly emphasized, this ... More


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