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Title: Victorian Parnassus: Images of Classical Mythology and Antiquity
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Publisher: Bradford Art Galleries & Museums (April 1987)
Pages: 24

Victorian Parnassus: Images of Classical Mythology and Antiquity



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Looking at Victorian art, Goldhill demonstrates how desire and sexuality, particularly anxieties about male desire, were represented and communicated through classical imagery. Probing into operas of the period, Goldhill addresses ideas of citizenship, nationalism, and cultural politics. And through nineteenth-century novels about the Roman Empire-he discusses religion and the fierce battles over the church as Christianity began to lose dominance over the progressive stance of Victorian science and investigation

Through Victorian art, opera, and novels, Simon Goldhill examines how sexuality and desire, the politics of culture, and the role of religion in society were considered and deba How did the Victorians engage with the ancient world? Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity is a brilliant exploration of how the ancient worlds of Greece and Rome influenced Victorian culture.

Simon Goldhill, "Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity: Art, Opera, Fiction, and the Proclamation of Modernity (Martin Classical Lectures)" ISBN: 0691149844 2011 EPUB 360 pages 8 M. Rediscovering some great forgotten works and reframing some more familiar ones, the book offers extraordinary insights into how the Victorian sense of antiquity and our sense of the Victorians came into being. With a wide range of examples and stories, Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity demonstrates how interest in the classical past shaped nineteenth-century self-expression, giving antiquity a unique place in Victorian culture.

This excitement over imaging classical antiquity takes to a particular height the embracing fascination with ancient Greece and Rome,. One hero of this section of my book will turn out to be Fred Farrar. F. W. Farrar taught Classics at Harrow before becoming a pioneering headmaster of Marlborough School. Later in life, with the easy shift between university, school, and the church characteristic of Victorian society, he rose in the church to the position of Dean at Canterbury Cathedral, a major public role in the Anglican establishment, from where his liberal sermons managed to provoke a.

Enjoyed in Regency and Victorian drawingrooms, libraries or nurseries, supposedly by children but also by young men and surely often entire families, they enable comprehensive insights into both original performances and the intimate engagement with subject-matter inherent to the performance's recreation. Toy theatre sheets which revivified mythical, classical pasts are exciting sites for considering the reception of classical antiquity in performance and consumer culture.

This article argues that our picture of the uses of Greek and Roman authors in nineteenth-century Britain will remain incomplete unless the popular and culturally subversive genre of classical burlesque, a staple of the mid-Victorian popular theatre, is taken seriously by scholars.

This is a dynamic engagement with Victorian ideas about classical antiquity, far from antiquarian in its appeal. -Yopie Prins, University of Michigan. Using reception theory, Goldhill examines paintings, operas, and novels produced in Europe that appropriate stories from the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Hebrews. he book is of interest from a Wagnerian perspective in the insight it offers into the concerns of a society contemporary with Wagner and just across the water. In its main topics, the painting and historical novel of Britain in the 19th century, this book is an eye-opener in its fascinating material and its approach. -Michael Dyson, Wagner Journal.

Shakespeare Greek Mythology Ovid Mythology Classics A Midsummer Night's Dream. A 16th Century Ovid: The Influence of Classical Mythology on the Understanding of Shakespeare's Plays. The Theseus of antiquity is often considered to be the greatest Athenian hero and is recognized for his unique combination of physical and intellectual strength; however, that is not the picture painted by Shakespeare. As told in Book Four of the Metamorphoses, the story of Pyramus and Thisbe is the tragic tale of the two most beautiful Babylonian youths who have fallen in love with each other and desire to move towards marriage.

Home Browse Books Book details, Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity: Art,. Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity: Art, Opera, Fiction, and the Proclamation of Modernity. How did the Victorians engage with the ancient world? Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity is a brilliant exploration of how the ancient worlds of Greece and Rome influenced Victorian culture. Through Victorian art, opera, and novels, Simon Goldhill examines how sexuality and desire, the politics of culture, and the role of religion in society were considered and debated through the Victorian obsession with antiquity.