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Song of the Distant Dove: Judah Halevi’s Pilgrimage

Raymond P. Scheindlin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195315424
eISBN:
9780199872039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315424.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Judah Halevi, the great medieval Hebrew poet, abandoned home and family in Spain (al-Andalus) at the end of his life and traveled east to die in the Holy Land. This book narrates his journey, quoting ... More


Sacrilegious Translation: The Epic Flop of François Ponsard’s Ulysse (1852)

Cécile Dudouyt

in Epic Performances from the Middle Ages into the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198804215
eISBN:
9780191842412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804215.003.0033
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

François Ponsard’s Ulysse met with a merciless reception when it premiered at the Comédie-Française in 1852. At the time, this setback of an otherwise successful playwright was attributed to the very ... More


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