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Epic Visions : Visuality in Greek and Latin Epic and its Reception

By: Lovatt, Helen.
Contributor(s): Vout, Caroline.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (348 p.).ISBN: 9781316263594.Subject(s): Art and literature | Civilization, Ancient, in art | Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism | Epic poetry, Latin -- History and criticism | Imagery (Psychology) in literature | Object (Aesthetics) in literature | Visual perception in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Epic Visions : Visuality in Greek and Latin Epic and its ReceptionDDC classification: 883.0109 | 883/.0109 LOC classification: PA3022.E6 .E755 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Figures; Tables; Contributors; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Defining epic; Visualising epic; 1 Seeing in the dark: kleos, tragedy and perception in Iliad 101; Introduction; Why the Doloneia?; Agamemnon's gaze; Difficulties of vision and interpretation; Dolon's trick?; Losing (sight of) Rhesus; 2 Operatic visions: Berlioz stages Virgil; Opera and epic*; Trojan visions; How epic is Les Troyens?; The Trojan horse; The death of Dido; 3 Visualising Venus: epiphany and anagnorisis in Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica; Introduction; Epiphany and recognition at Lemnos
Venus' Bacchae at LemnosSeeing Medea; Conclusion; 4 The look of the Late Antique Emperor and the art of praise; I have seen the emperor; Epic and viewing the emperor; The emperor on the battlefield; The emperor in the city; The emperor as work of art; 5 Intermediality in Latin epic - en video quaecumque audita; Ekphrasis; Intermediality; Ovid; Lucan; Conclusions; 6 Viewing violence in Statius' Thebaid and the films of Quentin Tarantino; Tydeus and the fifty Thebans; Kiddo and the Crazy 88; Hypsipyle and the Lemnians; Marvin and Mr Blonde; Polynices and Eteocles; Hitler and the Bear Jew
Conclusion7 Storyboarding and epic; Introduction; Dido in Aeneid 4.68-75; Stag and hounds in Aeneid 7.475-95; Conclusion; 8 Epic in the round; Epic and sculpture; The pictorial qualities of Homer; Sculpture and epic distance; Epic in three dimensions; a. Thornycroft's Teucer; b. Carpeaux's Hector; Beyond the Iliad; 9 Split-screen visions: Heracles on top of Troy in the Casa di Octavius Quartio in Pompeii; The Casa di Octavius Quartio (Regio II 2.2); Room (h); The Heracles frieze; The Iliad frieze; Heracles on top of Troy; 'Split screen' epic and epic visions
10 Epic visions on the Tabulae IliacaeTabulating Homer; Entering the pictures; Sliding as you will; Epic visions of epic visions; Bibliography; Index locorum; General index
Summary: A wide-ranging, interdisciplinary collection exploring different ways of visualising Greek and Roman epic in both ancient and modern culture.
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Contents; Figures; Tables; Contributors; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Defining epic; Visualising epic; 1 Seeing in the dark: kleos, tragedy and perception in Iliad 101; Introduction; Why the Doloneia?; Agamemnon's gaze; Difficulties of vision and interpretation; Dolon's trick?; Losing (sight of) Rhesus; 2 Operatic visions: Berlioz stages Virgil; Opera and epic*; Trojan visions; How epic is Les Troyens?; The Trojan horse; The death of Dido; 3 Visualising Venus: epiphany and anagnorisis in Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica; Introduction; Epiphany and recognition at Lemnos

Venus' Bacchae at LemnosSeeing Medea; Conclusion; 4 The look of the Late Antique Emperor and the art of praise; I have seen the emperor; Epic and viewing the emperor; The emperor on the battlefield; The emperor in the city; The emperor as work of art; 5 Intermediality in Latin epic - en video quaecumque audita; Ekphrasis; Intermediality; Ovid; Lucan; Conclusions; 6 Viewing violence in Statius' Thebaid and the films of Quentin Tarantino; Tydeus and the fifty Thebans; Kiddo and the Crazy 88; Hypsipyle and the Lemnians; Marvin and Mr Blonde; Polynices and Eteocles; Hitler and the Bear Jew

Conclusion7 Storyboarding and epic; Introduction; Dido in Aeneid 4.68-75; Stag and hounds in Aeneid 7.475-95; Conclusion; 8 Epic in the round; Epic and sculpture; The pictorial qualities of Homer; Sculpture and epic distance; Epic in three dimensions; a. Thornycroft's Teucer; b. Carpeaux's Hector; Beyond the Iliad; 9 Split-screen visions: Heracles on top of Troy in the Casa di Octavius Quartio in Pompeii; The Casa di Octavius Quartio (Regio II 2.2); Room (h); The Heracles frieze; The Iliad frieze; Heracles on top of Troy; 'Split screen' epic and epic visions

10 Epic visions on the Tabulae IliacaeTabulating Homer; Entering the pictures; Sliding as you will; Epic visions of epic visions; Bibliography; Index locorum; General index

A wide-ranging, interdisciplinary collection exploring different ways of visualising Greek and Roman epic in both ancient and modern culture.

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