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, fl. 3d cent. A.D., Greek writer. The pastoral romance Daphnis and Chloë is attributed to him. Idyllic in nature, the poem tells the charming story of the love of a goatherd and a shepherdess.
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Daphnis and Chloë

their idyll reconciles naïveté and sexual fulfillment. [Gk. Lit.: Magill I, 184]

Daphnis and Chloë

innocent though passionate love of two children. [Gk. Lit.: Daphnis and Chloë, Magill I, 184]
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Exemplary heroines who precede her include Chloe in Daphnis and Chloe, Costanza of the La ilustre fregona and Preciosa of La gitanilla in the Novelas ejemplares (1613), Virginia of Paul et Virginie (1787) by Bernadin de Saint-Pierre and Atala of Francois de Chateaubriand's Atala (1801).
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sophist Longus, Daphnis and Chloe is a product of decadent Greek literature and one of the most popular of the early predecessors of the modern novel.
Such a vision has provided a convenient setting for motifs of romantic love, either because the innocence of the shepherd 's world lent itself to a special kind of erotic titillation -- as in Longus's Daphnis and Chloe, where the lovers, after embracing, are too naive to know what to do next -- or because Arcadia could be so much kinder to ideals of romantic love than the real world -- as in most pastoral poetry of the Elizabethan and Spenserian schools, where the lady is perfectly beautiful, the lover infinitely devoted, the world always at spring.
Also on the programme are Stokowski''s blistering orchestration of the famous Toccata and Fugue in D Minor by JS Bach and Ravel''s delectable suite from Daphnis and Chloe.
Iain, whose roles on this tour include Prince Florimund in Tchaikovsky's The Sleeping Beauty and Daphnis in Ravel's Daphnis and Chloe, has also faced the challenge of dancing with an unfamiliar partner, Royal Ballet principal Tamara Rojo.
3) In adding to these studies, this paper will explore the communication process which takes place between the learned composer of Daphnis and Chloe and its learned reader.
As a theatrical designer, he created the sets for Frederick Ashton's ballet, Daphnis and Chloe, in the Festival of Britain year in 1951, and costumed for Stravinsky's Apollo at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in 1968.
But the highlight of the night those present will never forget was surely the fluent Ravel effect this amazingly committed orchestra produced in the second Daphnis And Chloe Suite.
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Scholars of European literature from classical to modern discuss such topics as the aesthetics and ethics of poikilia in Longus' Daphnis and Chloe, post-pastoral as a tool for ecocriticism, agnostic poetics in Virgil's Third Eclogue, and the pastoral mode in Malcolm Lowry's The Forest Path to the Spring.