How classical is Ariadne's parrot? Southall's painting and its literary registers.
Ramus, 39(1) pp. 53–72.
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.
||2010 John Leonard Penwill, University of Bendigo, Latrobe, Australia
||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,
||Arts > Classical Studies
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