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Olympic devils; or, Orpheus and Eurydice

J. R. Planche

Olympic devils; or, Orpheus and Eurydice

an original mythological burlesque burletta in one act

by J. R. Planche

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Published by Thomas Hailes Lacy in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby J.R. Planche and Charles Dance.
SeriesLacy"s acting edition of plays [1850-18-?]; 41
ContributionsDance, Charles, 1794-1863.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13734569M

The camp at the Olympic. Once upon a time there were two kingsv Mr. Buckstone's voyage round the globe (in Leicester square) The yellow dwarf and the king of the gold mines. The new Haymarket spring meeting. The discreet princess; or, The three glass distaffs. Young and handsome. Love and fortune. Orpheus in the Haymarket. King Christmas. Book digitized by Google from the library of University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Imperfect: List of subscribers wanting v Note by the editors. Author's preface. Success; or, A hit if you like it. Olympic revels; or, Prometheus and Pandora, Olympic devils; or, Orpheus and Eurydice.

David Almond's novel, A Song for Ella Grey, was inspired by the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, and won the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize in The novel Orfeo by Richard Powers is based on Orpheus. [citation needed] [clarification needed] Dino Buzzati adapted the Orpheus motif in his graphic novel Poem Strip (). In the center of the picture, Orpheus leads his wife, Eurydice, out of Hades after having won her release by his enchanting violin playing. Pluto, ruler of Hades, and his wife Proserpine observe their departure from the upper left. The three Fates ominously spin the future at the left, foreshadowing Orpheus's eventual downfall.

The tale of Orpheus and Eurydice appeared in Ovid’s Metamorphoses (Book X: ). Virgil also wrote the Orpheus tale in his Georgics (Book IV: ). Here are 5 differences between Virgil’s and Ovid’s Orpheus: 1) Virgil omits Orpheus’ song to the underworld gods; Ovid gives it in full 2) Virgil’s Eurydice sings a lament; Ovid’s. In , a ship arrives bearing books and news from the east. Aziraphale, a Cistercian monk of Tintern Abbey, travels to collect his books. There he meets a lazy-hipped, red-haired sailor and has the strangest feeling that he knows Crowley, that they have met once. Inspired by Orpheus and Eurydice (Ancient Greek Religion & Lore) () Angst.


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Olympic devils; or, Orpheus and Eurydice by J. R. Planche Download PDF EPUB FB2

Orpheus and Eurydice book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. “Orpheus and Eurydice” from Boethius’ Consolation of Philosophy, 4/5(2). Olympic devils Orpheus and Eurydice: Responsibility: by J.R. Planché and Charles Dance. Orpheus and Eurydice retells a classical story from Greek mythology.

The story has got everything a good story should have: Orpheus and Eurydice book bad omen, jealousy, everlasting love and powerful forces intervening in the lives of the mortal, where even bringing somebody back to life is possible.4/5.

The tragic tale of Orpheus, his gift for music, and his undying love for the oak nymph Eurydice is retold for children is this engaging picture book. This version of the classic story about the origins of singing according to Greek mythology features beautiful yet haunting color illustrations of Eurydice's journey from the forest to the Underworld and back again.3/5(1).

Orpheus and Eurydice: A Grecian Tragedy, Plato's Version. John Pennie (Jr.) J.B. Lyon, - pages. 1 Review. Preview this book 5/5(1).

An extract from this, Orpheus and Eurydice, appeared in The Queen's Book of the Red Cross. Cecil Day-Lewis on. Robert Henryson (2, words) Royal, Drury Lane (songs only) 26 December Olympic Devils ; or, Orpheus and Eurydice. Burletta One Act Olympic Theatre (with C.

Dance) 5 April The. Dark Shadows (6, words). Orpheus and Eurydice Retellings Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Orpheus was describing how Eurydice went one day to visit his half-brother, Aristaeus, king of beekeepers, and how Aristaeus was seized with. Orpheus was taken to Had by unfortunate love. He wanted to get the soul of his wife Eurydice out of there.

The story is in the Book Summary. Orpheus and Eurydice (Metamorphoses, Book 10) God Hymen was present at a weeding after which he visited Orpheus but he brought bad luck so his wife Eurydice died soon after the weeding.

A retelling of the tragic tale of Orpheus & Eurydice, it examines love & desire & grief with perception & precision. It's the precision of both a scalpel & a delicate etching tool, revealing the depths & complexity of the human heart with a single image, a single s: 9.

The ancient legend of Orpheus and Eurydice (Greek: Ὀρφεύς καί Εὐρυδίκη, Orpheus kai Eurydikē) concerns the fateful love of Orpheus of Thrace, son of Apollo and the muse Calliope, for the beautiful Eurydice. It may be a late addition to the Orpheus myths.

Orpheus and Eurydice — The story of Orpheus, the god of music, and Eurydice is told from Steven McCabe ( words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article Hierarchy of Loss ISBN Ekstasis Editions 93 pp Orpheus and Eurydice: Before the Descent (Co-authored with Tannaz Nanavati) ISBN 1.

Although every book should be approached with an open mind, and judged on its own merits, I found it difficult while reading this picture-book adaptation of the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, not to measure it against Charles Mikolaycak's version, which happens to be a personal favorite.

The text here, originally written in German, is more exposition than narrative, with copious /5(5). Metamorphoses Book Orpheus and Eurydice Orpheus, singing son of Calliope, the Muse of poetry, married Eurydice.

On their wedding day, Eurydice was bitten by a snake and died. Orpheus went down to Hades to try to bring her back. The myth "Orpheus and Eurydice" by the great Russian historian, the author of the famous collection of the ancient Greek myths Nikolay Kun narrates about the touching love story.

The poor Orpheus is desperately trying to save from death and return to the Earth his only love - the beautiful nymph Eurydice. 'Orpheus & Eurydice' by Edward Eaton A dramatic poem presented as tragic stage drama, portraying the timeless story of two lovers from classical Greece.

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Edward Eaton’s Orpheus and Eurydice is a dramatic retelling of a classic Greek myth. Orpheus has been blessed by the gods with the gift of song. When he meets the beautiful Eurydice, he uses his music to woo her, and they soon fall madly in love.

One fateful day, soon after the couple has been wed, Eurydice is bitten by a snake and dies. Orpheus refuses to allow death to win and follows his.

Orpheus’s self, Orpheus and Eurydice Virgil From The Georgics, Book 4. Virgil between reading desk and a book basket. From a 6th century Roman Codex written in rough majescules, containing the Georgics, the Eclogues and the Aeneid.

From the Vatican Library. Olympic Devils ; or, Orpheus and Eurydice. Burletta: One Act: Olympic Theatre (with C. Dance) 5 April The Compact. Play: Three Acts: Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (not printed) 1 October His First Campaign.

Military Spectacle: Two Acts: Theatre Royal, Covent Garden (not printed) 26 December The Paphian Bower ; or Venus and Adonis.

The worry that Eurydice might not follow in Orpheus was so big that he turned back, and the nymph had to return to the world of the dead again. It is this legend that recreates with a fiery spectacle during the mysteries every year in the Devil’s Throat Cave.* Olympic Devils: or, Orpheus and Eurydice, an Original Mythological Burlesque Burletta by J.

R. Planchö and Charles Dance.