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The Last Word: Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke

Gavin Alexander

in Writing after Sidney: The Literary Response to Sir Philip Sidney 1586-1640

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199285471
eISBN:
9780191713941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285471.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the literary career of Sidney's sister, Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke. She was responsible for seeing the 1593 composite Arcadia into print and completed Sidney's metrical ... More


The Pantomime Dancer and his Libretto

John Jory

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/9780199232536.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The poets Statius and Lucan are both said to have written pantomimes, and this chapter considers the relationship of pantomime art to poetic texts. The chapter underlines the importance of the ... More


Polymetric Verse on Stage in Translation

Kathleen Jeffs

in Staging the Spanish Golden Age: Translation and Performance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198819349
eISBN:
9780191859908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819349.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Drama

The translators, actors, and directors working with the RSC on their 2004–5 Spanish Golden Age season faced a particular challenge in mounting four full English-language productions of plays written ... More


Versification

Howard Jones and Martin H. Jones

in The Oxford Guide to Middle High German

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199654611
eISBN:
9780191851698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199654611.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter describes the chief features of versification in poetry written in the Middle High German Classical period (c.1170–c.1230) and in the remainder of the Middle High German period. The four ... More


‘Les poètes de dix-sept ans’: Entre quatre murs (1859–1860)

Roger Pearson

in Unfolding Mallarmé: The Development of a Poetic Art

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159179
eISBN:
9780191673535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159179.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

In Entre quatre murs Mallarmé can be seen exploring the power of poetic language by trying on a selection of verse-forms and poetic styles rather as though they were theatrical costumes. Variously, ... More


Strategies

David Temperley

in The Musical Language of Rock

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190653774
eISBN:
9780190653804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653774.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

Strategies are recurrent structural patterns that combine the musical dimensions explored in previous chapters—key/tonality, harmony, melody, rhythm/meter, phrase structure, timbre, form—for ... More


The Consolations of Tradition

Fiona Sampson

in Lyric Cousins: Poetry and Musical Form

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402927
eISBN:
9781474426862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402927.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter looks at how, since the millennium, certain trends in Anglophone poetry have echoed the ‘turn’ in Western art music away from what we might think of as mid-century ‘scholasticism’ ... More


Compositional Process and the Transmission of Notre Dame Polyphony

Busse Berger Anna Maria

in Medieval Music and the Art of Memory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520240285
eISBN:
9780520930643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240285.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores the possibility that the rhythmic modes of Notre Dame polyphony were used as a mnemonic device. It explains that the musical texts of the Notre Dame polyphony exhibit many ... More


Of Loose Verse and Masculine Beauty

Pierre Cachia

in Exploring Arab Folk Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640867
eISBN:
9780748653300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640867.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses another verse form that is employed for narrative purposes. This verse form is created by singing to a repetitive tune of mono-rhyme stanzas usually consisting of three lines, ... More


Paradise Lost in Dutch, 1728–2003: Form, Politics, Religion

Jan Frans van Dijkhuizen

in Milton in Translation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198754824
eISBN:
9780191819841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754824.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, European Literature

This chapter offers a history of Dutch translations of Paradise Lost, from the early eighteenth to the early twenty-first century. The focus is on the question of how Dutch translators have grappled ... More


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