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, in Roman religion, woodland deity, protector of herds and crops. He was identified with the Greek Pan. His festival was observed on Dec. 5 with dancing and merrymaking.
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faun

(in Roman legend) a rural deity represented as a man with a goat's ears, horns, tail, and hind legs
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The marble faun figure as a trope of whiteness fraught with hidden hybridity reappears in Faulkner's first two novels as he made his way deeper into the art of writing fiction.
And how well the the last moments of the ballet were done with Debussy's uncanny score fading away and leaving us a last glimmer of the faun's golden horns as his head drooped in ecstasy.
Miriam brings to The Marble Faun both the mystery and danger of surviving in the Papal States in the 1850s, and as a successful survivor herself, she becomes one of Hawthorne's most politically active women.
Above all, bloodshed." As Hawthorne (1804-64) was writing The Marble Faun, the Civil War loomed on the horizon.
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In the last chapter, "Donatello's Bust," Fernie focuses on Kenyon's unfinished bust of Donatello in The Marble Faun as the central image of the novel, rather than its haunting, smiling, teasing titular figure who blends the human male and the animal.
He has also left that role, having started at Faun in 2003.
In contrast, NYCB principal Janie Taylor told me that she learned Faun from ballet master Victor Castelli.
Onstage a pair of comely Czech twins, Jiri and Otto Bubenicek, portray conflicting personas that fed Nijinsky's schizophrenic personality: his erotic side, which emerged in such roles as the faun in Afternoon of a Faun, and his androgynous aspect, which came forward in such ballets as Le Spectre de la Rose.
Even if one accepts the source of the faun as being solely from Mallarme is the change from nymphs to witches Hofmannsthal's response to his anxiety of influence from Mallarme?
Marble Faun, The, (in full The Marble Faun; or, the Romance of Monte Beni)Novel by Nathaniel HAWTHORNE, published in 1860.
After explaining that Bronte's "marvellous effects are obtained by the process which enables |an intense and glowing mind' to see everything through its own atmosphere," he examines two specific parallels between Villette and Hawthorne's novel The Transformation, known to American readers as The Marble Faun.(1)