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How classical is Ariadne's parrot? Southall's painting and its literary registers

James, P. (2010). How classical is Ariadne's parrot? Southall's painting and its literary registers. Ramus, 39(1) pp. 53–72.

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Abstract

The article suggests ways in which a gorgeously crafted, colourful and compelling 20th century painting of an abandoned Ariadne highlights both her tragic and comic presence in the classical literary representation of her myth in Catullus and Ovid.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2010 John Leonard Penwill, University of Bendigo, Latrobe, Australia
ISSN: 0048-671X
Keywords: Southall; tempera painting; Victorian painting; Ariadne; Amazonian parrot; Cretan myths; labyrinth; literary mazes; allusion and interextuality; Theseus; Bacchus; Ovid; Catullus; classical myth in art; classical parrots; parrots as literary signifiers; iminality,
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Classical Studies
Item ID: 24073
Depositing User: Paula James
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2011 16:09
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2013 12:49
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/24073
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