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Author Hollard, Thoron, 1949- author.

Title French reimaginings of the ancient legend of Arion and the dolphin : (re)creations in art, words, music / Thoron Hollard ; with a foreword by Chris Dearden.

Publication Info. Lewiston, New York : The Edwin Mellen Press, [2015]

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 357 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Arion: the legend and its context. Arion and the dolphin in classical antiquity -- Herodotus -- Aulus Gellius -- Ovid -- Plutarch -- Hyginus -- Lucian -- Overview -- Of dolphins and music -- Dolphins and their cultural depictions -- Ancient Greek music and Arion the poet-musician -- The legend of Arion in French reimaginings. Arion in visual artworks -- The European context -- Arion in French works -- Arion in French poetry -- Sceve -- Du Bartas -- Sieur d'Arion -- Saint-Amant -- Airs in a royal ballet: Chastillon -- Arion in cantatas -- Campra and Roy -- Le Bailly -- An opera libretto: Le Brun -- A complete opera: Matho and Fuzelier -- An act in an opera-ballet: Destouches and Roy -- Conclusion.
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Subject Arion, active 628 B.C.-625 B.C. -- Legends -- History and criticism.
French literature -- Classical influences.
France -- Civilization -- Classical influences.
Mythology, Classical, in literature.
Art, French -- Classical influences.
Mythology, Classical, in art.
Mythology, Classical, in music.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Hollard, Thoron, 1949- French reimaginings of the ancient legend of Arion and the dolphin 9781495503276 (DLC) 2015011223 (OCoLC)905524526
ISBN 9780779907977 (electronic bk.)
0779907973 (electronic bk.)
9781495503276
1495503275