Orpheus and Eurydice


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Orpheus and Eurydice

looking back to see if Eurydice was following him to earth, he lost her forever. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 103]
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Sophie burned it all in the Orpheus and Eurydice grate, and kept her own counsel.
Thus our heroe and the redeemed lady walked in the same manner as Orpheus and Eurydice marched heretofore; but though I cannot believe that Jones was designedly tempted by his fair one to look behind him, yet as she frequently wanted his assistance to help her over stiles, and had besides many trips and other accidents, he was often obliged to turn about.
Piers Torday described A Song for Ella Grey as "an intense, windswept reworking of Orpheus and Eurydice that reverberates with intensity and passion, as beautifully presented as it is written".
Piers Torday described A Song for Ella Grey as "an intense, windswept re-working of Orpheus and Eurydice that reverberates with intensity and passion, as beautifully presented as it is written".
Almond's title A Song for Ella Grey is said to be an intense, windswept re-working of the Orpheus and Eurydice love story.
But the star of the show will be Songs for Orpheus, which is based on the tragic Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice and has movements that reflect the qualities of the four elements - earth, air, fire and water.
The "Orpheus" ring is a lyrical invocation of the ancient myth of Orpheus and Eurydice in precious gems.
Operatic Afterlives highlights the implications of opera's founding myth and associates it with the ancient Greek tale of Orpheus and Eurydice, that is.
For its season-opener in September, the company offered a thoughtful, evocative retelling of Gluck's Orpheus and Eurydice, following that up on Oct.
Buzzati takes the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice and transforms it into the tale of burgeoning rock star Orfi Baltazano and his lady love Eura Storm, and dips it in the Technicolor hues of the '60s.
The relentless deconstruction of identity is augmented in each phase of the book with mythology from Orpheus and Eurydice.
While drawing from a number of sources, including Freud, Rilke, Proust, Leonardo Da Vinci and Nietzsche, her primal metaphors are from Ovid's Metamorphosis, especially the story of Orpheus and Eurydice.