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John V. Nance

an additional image of carnage that has no equivalent in Hamlet , Virgil or any early modern or medieval rendition of The Aeneid . The death of Polites (i.e. ‘Priam's youngest son’) figures prominently in all extant versions of The Aeneid – it is

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‘Our Troy, our Rome’

Classical Intertextuality in Titus Andronicus

Graham Holderness

makes full and extensive use of Augustan literature, quoting Virgil and Ovid, and citing Horace. Kewes goes so far as to call the Rome of Titus ‘fictitious’ and even ‘fake’. 2 Critics frequently quote T. J. B. Spencer's aphorism claiming that the

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Capturing Crisis

Solar Power and Humanitarian Energy Markets in Africa

Jamie Cross

eight, ten, maybe twelve thousand people in one camp… Well, that could be huge in terms of sales. The problem is, it's not recurring. It's just a one shot sale.’ An hour earlier, Virgil had walked straight off the hotel's tennis court to meet me for an

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The Tempest and The Faerie Queene

Shakespeare's Debt to Spenserian Strangeness

John Roe

Shakespeare's borrowings from the Aeneid for his realisation of The Tempest . 3 Certainly Shakespeare drew on Virgil's poem. In addition, no better or more pressing example in the English verse of Shakespeare's time can be found than in Edmund Spenser

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Why Q1 Hamlet Matters

Terri Bourus

with classical writers? You can find in Q1 links to Seneca (Taylor) and Virgil (Nance). Interested in Shakespeare's relationships with his contemporaries? You'll discover that Q1 connects Hamlet to Nashe, Harvey and Jonson (McCarthy), to Kyd and Lodge

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Ronald de Rooy

teenagers. The tone is very light, the characters and all the story ingredients have undergone a completely modern transformation, the illustrations are current and fresh. Hoody-wearing Dante’s guide is not the austere Virgil but the fable-loving Aesop: ‘If

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Andonis Piperoglou

). Epigraphs from Virgil, Plato, Rainer Maria Rilke, John O'Donohue, Gertrude Stein, and Montaigne signal the focus of each chapter, which, in turn, deal with key aspects of migrancy: Roots, Routes, Distance, Belonging, Identity, and Return. Such writers sit

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A Transtextual Hermeneutic Journey

Horst Rosenthal's Mickey au camp de Gurs (1942)

Yaakova Sacerdoti

morality is blotted out, so too are the sins of all supposed sinners. In the Divine Comedy , Virgil, the author of the Aeneid , is revived to serve as Dante's guide in the Inferno and Purgatory. They begin their downward journey through the nine circles

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Sam Roggen

Trail Jesse Hibbs Western 8.1 1956 Jubal Delmer Daves Western 8.0 1955 The Kentuckian Burt Lancaster Western 7.7 1958 The Fly Kurt Neumann Horror/Sci-Fi 7.4 1956 Alexander the Great Robert Rossen Adventure/Epic 7.3 1957 The Land Unknown Virgil W. Vogel

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Katrin Röder and Christoph Singer

The speaker, comparing herself to Virgil's Dido, Queen of Carthage, sees the reasons for her unhappiness in the absence of the state of worldly flourishing and health. She points out that women's happiness depends on the ‘retchlesse wyll’ of men in a