Alcina


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Alcina

lustful fairy. [Ital. Lit.: Orlando Furioso]
See: Lust

Alcina

Circelike spellmaker; defeated by good magic. [Br. Opera: Handel, Alcina, Westerman, 54–55]
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The Jesuit Ignacio Alcina, writing about the Visayan islands 350 years ago, already noted how many different terms the local languages had for washing, depending on whether it was washing clothes or people, which then had specific terms for washing the face, the hands, the feet, and yes, even There.
Chiudono questa prima partizio del lavoro riflessioni sulla rappresentazione del Giappone rispettivamente nella cartografia europea quattrocentesca e nei versi dell'Orlando furioso dedicati da Ariosto ad Alcina e alla sua isola.
Reproductions of some engravings hint at 'penny plain, two-pence coloured', and there is a discord about the title page to Walsh's edition of Alcina, which is correctly captioned to the publication in 1735, but the edition illustrated is a later one and Walsh's original imprint is covered by a bookseller's label from the 1850s.
I always knew what I was after and knew that in time, the range, the colour, the flexibility of the voice would develop and that I would be able to take on such roles as Armide and Handel's Alcina.
Christopher Morley Alcina Longborough Festival Opera .
The trip continues north to the Montanas Fjord, where multicoloured icebergs crack and hiss in a bay below Herman Glacier, and moraine-soiled peaks of Alcina Glacier resemble baked tips of a lemon meringue pie.
Redman (apud Alcina Franch 1986) recoloca a discussao em termos globais distinguindo sete niveis ou horizontes diferentes no processo evolutivo, desde os cacadores-coletores ate os estados nacionais.
en este sentido, Bello (1847: 650), Fernandez Ramirez (1951: 375-9), Alcina y Blecua (1975: 1042), Demonte (1977: 96-100), Hernanz, (1999: 2292) y Masullo (2011: 317), entre otros).
I don't include the stories of how both Angelica and Olimpia are offered to the Orea, nor of Ruggiero's sojourn with Alcina, attempted rape of Angelica, and attachment to Leone, nor of the spectacularly wicked women Orrigille and Gabrina, nor of Bradamante's increasing feminization late in the book.
Alcina, "Nuevos datos sobre el impresor y helenista Juan Felipe Mey", Revista de Estudios Latinos, 5 (2005), pp.
When, where and with whom will Alcina be performed?
Una, con textos de una region de Puebla, de Fernando Horcasitas, y de Jose Alcina Franch sobre un manuscrito mexica conservado en un museo de Espana.