elegy


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lament

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a mournful poem

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If Berry's novel is an elegy for what we've lost, Kingsolver's aims to be a blueprint for finding it again.
The Ninth Elegy asks, "What, if not this deep translation, is your ardent aim?
Hardison's view of the elegy as an occasional poem dealing `with contemporary events and living (or recently living) figures .
She disputes Shakespeare as author of the Elegy "no matter what Professor Foster's database may reveal" (1997: 192).
Less tangible connections between the ode and the elegy suggest that it figured subliminally in Gray's process of composition.
Because the use of cura specifically for the `passion of love' is common in poetry,(1) the Ovidian anagram becomes particularly pointed, and the source of the lover's anxieties is found to be in the word itself: the wound inflicted by Cupid's bow (arcu) is the cause of the lover's passion (cura) and of Ovid's turn to elegy.
Further, neither Hasenfratz nor Bridges fully considers Satan's laments in light of the elegy tradition or the corpus of unsympathetic exiles.
These experiences informed her Elegy Series, a collection of scanned enlargements of details from her paintings.
Issues of social, religious, cultural, economic and political nature converge in this sensationalized story, and are skillfully tailored to fit a popular lyric genre in the Renaissance: the elegy.
Juri Talvet's latest, 375-page collection of poetry, Eesti eleegia ja teisi luuletusi 1981-2012 (Estonian elegy and other poems) comprises a wide selection of poems written since the early 1980s.
I would like to linger on Woolf's question a bit longer, however, because elegy not only sets the tone of novels such as Jacob's Room (1922), Mrs.
The first, which he says is nearly completed, will be titled Monuments To An Elegy, while the second will be called Day For Night.
Cooper: Forward Motion; Machala: Intuitions for Horn Quartet; Tschesbokoff/Machala: Elegy for Five Horns; Sondheim: Send in the Clowns; Koetsier, Cinq Nouvelles for Four Horns, Op.
Tanis MacDonald argues that it is not so much affect as inquiry that characterizes the elegy.
Specific topics include architectural ecphrasis in Roman poetry, Claudianism in the De Raptu Proserpinae, generic interplays between comedy and elegy in Calpurnian pastoral, Latin elegy and Archaic Greek Elegy, and the generic mobility of the ancient letter collection.