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Pastoral and the humanities : Arcadia re-inscribed

Author: Mathilde Skoie; Sonia Bjørnstad-Velásquez
Publisher: Exeter : Bristol Phoenix, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Though pastoral seems from its outset to have held the seeds of its own demise (Virgil's tenth Eclogue contemplates the irrelevance of poetry in an increasingly violent world) it has remained  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mathilde Skoie; Sonia Bjørnstad-Velásquez
ISBN: 1904675581 9781904675587
OCLC Number: 1006253863
Notes: Based on the international workshop "The uses and abuses of pastoral: Arcadia re-visited", Univ. of Oslo, 24-26 April 2003.
Description: 240 pages : 8 illustrations, facs. ; 24 cm
Contents: List of IllustrationsNotes on ContributorsIntroduction: Re-inscribing Pastoral in the Humanities - Mathilde Skoie and Sonia Bjornstad Velazquez xiPart I: Pastoral Perspectives1. 'Using Green Words' or 'Abusing Bucolic Ground' - Timothy Saunders2. Post-Pastoral as a Tool for Ecocriticism - Terry GiffordPart II: Pastoral Responsibilities3. 'The Philoctetes Problem' and the Poetics of Pastoral - Paul Alpers4. Aesthetics and Ethics of Poikilia in Longus' Daphnis and Chloe - Michel Briand5. 'Still under that hawthorn!': Pastoral in Tony Harrison's Elegy inan Urban Graveyard - Juan Christian PellicerPart III: Pastoral Practices: The Worlds in and out of Arcadia6. Playing Shepherd: Allegory, Fiction, Reality of Pastoral Games - Francoise Lavocat7. Care of the Self: Foucault, Guevara, and the Complexities ofCourtly and Country Life - Luis F. AvilesPart IV: Pastoral Dialogues: Literal and Literary8. Inscribing Dialogue in Pastoral Poetics and Criticism - Brian W. Breed9. The Pipe That Can Imitate All Pipes: Longus' Daphnis and Chloeand the Intertextual Polyphony of Pastoral Music - Thomas K. Hubbard10. Agonistic Poetics in Virgil's Third Eclogue - Andromache KaranikaPart V: Pastoral Resoundings11. Eco-logical or Echo-logical? On the Pastoral Mode inMalcolm Lowry's 'The Forest Path to the Spring' - Henrik Otterberg12. The Concert Champetre and the Poetics of Dispossession - Jonathan UnglaubNotesBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: edited by Mathilde Skoie and Sonia Bjørnstad-Velásquez.

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