The Gorgon's Severed Head
Language: en
Authors: Cecelia Eaton Luschnig
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-17 - Publisher: BRILL

The book provides interpretations of three plays of Euripides in the areas of generic innovation, representation of women, and the use of the traditional stories.
The Severed Head
Language: en
Pages: 162
Authors: Julia Kristeva
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Julia Kristeva turns her famed critical eye to a study of the human head as symbol and metaphor, as religious object and physical fact, further developing a critical theme in her work--the power of horror--and expanding the potential for the face to provide an experience of the sacred. Kristeva's study
The Renewal of Epic
Language: en
Pages: 335
Authors: Virginia H. Knight
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: BRILL

This work considers various modes of allusion to Homer in Apollonius' Argonautica, with particular reference to the poem's adaptation of recurrent scenes in Homer, the relationship of the Argonauts' voyage to Odysseus' wanderings and the treatment of the gods.
Distant Companions
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: C. M. J. Sicking
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: BRILL

These papers on Greek literature, historiography and philosophy and on the history of classical scholarship seek to explore the consequences of the paradoxical combination of interpreting messages from a distant past and at the same time vindicating their relevance to contemporary civilization.
Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing and Horror Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: Mark A. Miller, David J. Hogan
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-28 - Publisher: McFarland

From their first pairing in Hamlet (1948) to House of the Long Shadows (1983), British film stars Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing forged perhaps the most successful collaboration in horror film history. In its revised and expanded second edition, this volume examines their 22 movie team-ups, with critical commentary, complete