Hero and Leander


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Hero and Leander

latter drowns, former kills herself in grief. [Gk. Lit.: Hero and Leander; Br. Lit.: Hero and Leander]

Hero and Leander

love affair on the Hellespont tragically ends with latter’s drowning. [Gk. Lit.: Hero and Leander: Br. Lit.: Hero and Leander]
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Among these are oblique references at several moments in the play to Virgil's Aeneid, Prospero's soliloquy in act 5, scene 1, that recapitulates lines spoken by the Eastern witch Medea in Ovid's Metamorphoses, and Ariel's music that echoes passages from Christopher Marlowe's epyllion Hero and Leander.
JMW TURNER'S The Parting of Hero and Leander will be shown as part of a major new exhibition at Tate Liverpool in 2012.
JMW TURNER'S masterpiece, The Parting of Hero and Leander, will be exhibited alongside the work of two other major artists in Tate Liverpool's summer exhibition.
Among their topics are Marlowe thinking globally, whether he was a violent man, the Jew of Malta and the development of city comedy, direct address in the plays of Marlowe and his contemporaries, the eventfulness of Hero and Leander, elegiac aesthetics and the epitaph on Sir Roger Manwood, the Roman destination of Doctor Faustus, and conversion and consumption in Tamburlaine: Part One.
In readings that seek to dispute the common view of Chapman as a "stolid moralist" and to "tease out the social agenda" (15) in such works as The Shadow of Night (1594), Ovids Banquet of Sence (1595), and Hero and Leander (1598), Huntington situates the poet at the leading edge of an ill-fated but prescient social and aesthetic movement among certain non-aristocratic poets of the 1590s, whose "sensitivity to their own social position begins to generate distinctions that will later evolve into the taste culture which we now inhabit" (vii).
After Dictionary of the Khazars (1984), a novel in the form of a lexicon, after Landscape Painted with Tea (1988), a novel in the form of a crossword puzzle, Pavic's next novel, The Inner Side of the Wind, or the Novel of Hero and Leander (1991) is a novel in the form of a clepsydra, the ancient water instrument that measures time.
The main purpose of this note is to suggest that the figure of Morpheus in Ovid's tale of Ceyx and Alcyone (Metamorphoses, Book XI) is among the `source-concepts'(1) that contributed to the character of Ariel in The Tempest, and that this is related to what I believe to be Marlowe's use of the same tale in his Hero and Leander.
Chrestien was the author of many good translations from the Greek into Latin verse--among others, of versions of the Hero and Leander attributed to Musaeus and of many epigrams from the Anthology of the 2nd century AD.
He completed Christopher Marlowe's unfinished Hero and Leander (1598), and wrote a number of plays, of which the best known are the tragedies Bussy D '
The Hero and Leander theme in Iberian literature, 1500-1800; an anthology of translations.
Maslen draws on pedagogical institutions, rhetorical tracts, and translations to sketch out ways in which the Metamorphoses was available to political interpretation in the sixteenth century; John Roe takes a complementary approach to two erotic poems, Hero and Leander and Venus and Adonis.
Hero and Leander (1598), and much of the poetry of John Donne.