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Title Classical mythology in English literature : a critical anthology / edited by Geoffrey Miles.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.

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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PR1111.M95 C58 1999    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PR1111.M95 C58 1999    AVAILABLE  
Subject Adonis (Greek deity) -- Literary collections.
Orpheus (Greek mythological character) -- Literary collections.
English literature.
Mythology, Classical -- Literary collections.
Pygmalion (Greek mythology) -- Literary collections.
English literature -- Classical influences.
Mythology, Classical, in literature.
Alt Name Miles, Geoffrey.
Description xiii, 456 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 450-452) and index.
ISBN 0415147549 (hbk)
0415147557 (pbk)
OCLC # 40076562
Table of Contents
 Preface 
1The myth-kitty5
2A rough guide to the gods21
3A mythical history of the world in one chapter36
4Orpheus61
 1from Argonautica, c. 250 B.C. / Apollonius of Rhodes75
 2from the Georgics, c. 29 B.C. / Virgil76
 3from The Art of Poetry, c. 10 B.C. / Horace80
 4from the Metamorphoses, c. A.D. 10 / Ovid81
 5from The Consolation of Philosophy, c. A.D. 520 / Boethius88
 6Medieval mythographers90
 7from Sir Orfeo, c. 133091
 8from Orpheus and Eurydice, later fifteenth century / Robert Henryson96
 9Edmund Spenser on Orpheus101
 10from The Art of English Poesy, 1589 / George Puttenham104
 11from Astrophil and Stella, 1591 / Philip Sidney105
 12from Ovid's Banquet of Sense, 1595 / George Chapman106
 13William Shakespeare107
 14from The Wisdom of the Ancients, 1609 / Francis Bacon109
 15from Christ's Victory and Triumph, 1610 / Giles Fletcher111
 16Song: 'When Orpheus Sweetly Did Complain', 1620s? / William Strode113
 17from Ovid's Metamorphoses Englished, 1632 / George Sandys114
 18from 'An Elegy upon the Death of ... Dr. John Donne', 1633 / Thomas Carew116
 19from Mystagogus Poeticus, 1647 / Alexander Ross118
 20John Milton on Orpheus118
 21'On the Death of Mr. Purcell', 1696 / John Dryden123
 22'Ode for Music on St. Cecilia's Day', 1713 / Alexander Pope124
 23Countess of Winchilsea, 'To Mr. Pope', c. 1714 / Anne Finch128
 24'A Song', 1724 R. M.130
 25from Fables: 'The Monkey Who Had Seen the World', 1727 / John Gay131
 26'Impromptu, to a Young Lady Singing', 1736? / Mary Wortley Montagu133
 27from Eurydice, 1737 / Henry Fielding134
 28from 'On the Use and Abuse of Poetry', c. 1750 / William Collins136
 29from 'Elegy on Captain Cook', 1780 / Anna Seward137
 30from The Prelude, 1805 / William Wordsworth138
 31from 'Hints from Horace', 1811 / Lord Byron139
 32from 'The Four Ages of Poetry', 1820 / Thomas Love Peacock140
 33'Orpheus', c. 1820 / Percy Bysshe Shelley141
 34from Orpheus and Eurydice, 1852 / Robert B. Brough144
 35'Eurydice to Orpheus', 1864 / Robert Browning147
 36'Orpheus', 1864 / Richard Watson Dixon148
 37'Eurydice', 1876 / Edward Dowden153
 38from 'Orpheus in Hades', 1893 / Lord De Tabley157
 39'Eurydice', 1917 / H. D.159
 40'Orpheus', 1937 / W. H. Auden163
 41from 'Orpheus', 1948 / Sydney Goodsir Smith163
 42from The King Must Die, 1958 / Mary Renault165
 43Muriel Rukeyser167
 44'Fragment of a Legend', 1965 / Rolfe Humphries169
 45'Orpheus Street, SE5', 1967 / Michael Hamburger171
 46from Kleinzeit, 1974 / Russell Hoban173
 47'Orpheus without Music', 1975 / Lauris Edmond176
 48'The Feast of Eurydice', 1980 / Elaine Feinstein177
 49three poems, 1984 / Margaret Atwood183
 50'Bas Relief: Bacchante', 1984 / Sandra M. Gilbert186
 51'The Story of Orph', 1985 / John Heath-Stubbs187
 52'Orpheus', 1991 / A. D. Hope190
5Venus and Adonis 
 1Idyll 15: The Festival of Adonis, third century B.C. / Theocritus211
 2'Lament for Adonis', c. 100 B.C. / Bion217
 3from 'Lament for Bion', c. 100 B.C. / Moschus221
 4from the Metamorphoses, c. A.D. 10 / Ovid225
 5from The Library of Greek Mythology, first or second century A.D. / Apollodorus230
 6from The Faerie Queene, 1590 / Edmund Spenser231
 7from Venus and Adonis, 1593 / William Shakespeare241
 8Sonnet 17 from Cynthia, 1595 / Richard Barnfield262
 9Sonnet 3 from Fidessa, 1596 / Bartholomew Griffin263
 10from The Fair Maid of the Exchange, 1607 / Thomas Heywood264
 11Song, from Britannia's Pastorals, 1616 / William Browne266
 12from Ovid's Metamorphoses Englished, 1632 / George Sandys267
 13from Mystagogus Poeticus, 1647 / Alexander Ross268
 14John Milton on Adonis269
 15from 'Bion: A Pastoral', 1680 / John Oldham271
 16from 'On the Death of Mr. John Oldham', 1684 / Thomas Andrews272
 17'Valentine's Day', c. 1740 / Richard Savage273
 18'Venus and Adonis: A Cantata', 1755 / Samuel Derrick278
 19from The Botanic Garden, 1791 / Erasmus Darwin280
 20from Endymion, 1818 / John Keats282
 21Adonais, 1821 / Percy Bysshe Shelley288
 22'Adon', 1855 / Robert Bulwer-Lytton305
 23'A Lament for Adonis', c. 1865 / Lord De Tabley306
 24'Adonis', 1892 / Wilfrid Scawen Blunt308
 25from The Golden Bough, 1906 / James George Frazer309
 26'Adonis', 1917 / H. D.315
 27from The Waste Land, 1922 / T. S. Eliot316
 28from 'The Pot of Earth', 1925 / Archibald MacLeish319
 29'Her Vision in the Wood', 1926 / W. B. Yeats327
 30'Adonis in Winter', 1944 / Kenneth Rexroth328
6Pygmalion332
 1from Metamorphoses, c. A.D. 10 / Ovid346
 2from Exhortation to the Greeks, c. A.D. 200 / Clement of Alexandria348
 3from Against the Pagans, c. A.D. 300 / Arnobius of Sicca349
 4from Confessio Amantis, c. 1390 / John Gower350
 5from Six Books of Metamorphoseos, c. 1480 / William Caxton352
 6from 'Pygmalion's Friend and his Image', 1576 / George Pettie353
 7'The Metamorphosis of Pygmalion's Image', 1598 / John Marston358
 8from The Winter's Tale, c. 1610 / William Shakespeare366
 9from 'The Fifth Satire: On Dotage', 1621 / Richard Brathwait371
 10'On the Discovery of a Lady's Painting', 1630s? / Edmund Waller373
 11from The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, 1751 / Tobias Smollett374
 12'On a Lady's Picture', early eighteenth century / Thomas Tickell378
 13'The Choice', mid-eighteenth century / Soame Jenyns379
 14from The Town Before You, 1795 / Hannah Cowley381
 15'Pygmalion', 1762/1811 / Jean-Jacques Rousseau, William Mason385
 16from Frankenstein, 1818 / Mary Shelley390
 17'Pygmalion, or The Cyprian Statuary', 1825 / Thomas Lovell Beddoes391
 18'Drowne's Wooden Image', 1846 / Nathaniel Hawthorne398
 19from Aurora Leigh, 1856 / Elizabeth Barrett Browning408
 20from 'Pygmalion the Sculptor', 1864 / Robert Buchanan409
 21from 'Pygmalion and the Image', 1868 / William Morris413
 22from Pygmalion and Galatea, 1871 / W. S. Gilbert417
 23'Galatea', 1885 / Elizabeth Stuart Phelps424
 24from Pygmalion, 1912 / Bernard Shaw425
 25'Pygmalion', 1917 / H. D.437
 26Robert Graves439
 27'The Perverse', 1928 / C. Day Lewis441
 28from 'The Loves of Lady Purple', 1974 / Angela Carter441
 29'Ivory and Water', 1994 / Michael Longley446
 Bibliography450
 Index of mythological names453


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