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The orphic moment

shaman to poet-thinker in Plato, Nietzsche, and Mallarmé

by Robert McGahey

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plato.,
  • Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900 -- Aesthetics.,
  • Mallarmé, Stéphane, 1842-1898 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Poetics.,
  • Orpheus (Greek mythology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-198) and index.

    StatementRobert McGahey.
    SeriesSUNY series, the margins of literature
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1035 .M34 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 209 p. ;
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1434612M
    ISBN 10079141941X, 0791419428
    LC Control Number93046495

    Orphic Hymn to Saturn: Orphic Hymn to Jupiter: Orphic Hymn to Mars: the very ghosts shed tears. Tantalus, in spite of his thirst, stopped for a moment his efforts for water, Ixion's wheel stood still, the vulture ceased to tear the giant's liver, the daughters of Danaus rested from their task of drawing water in a sieve, and Sisyphus sat on. Orpheus, ancient Greek legendary hero endowed with superhuman musical skills. He became the patron of a religious movement based on sacred writings said to be his own. Traditionally, Orpheus was the son of a Muse (probably Calliope, the patron of epic poetry) and Oeagrus, a king of Thrace (other versions give Apollo).According to some legends, Apollo gave Orpheus his first lyre.

      Qiu Xiaolong’s delightful Inspector Chen mysteries is a great place to start; his most recent book, “Shanghai Redemption,” will give you a sense of the tricky and ever-shifting terrain the. Buy The Orphic Hymns by Athanassakis, Apostolos N., Wolkow, Benjamin M. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(22).

    This is an extraordinary book on Orpheus, one that is willing to circumvent explanations and fixed positions. Itself it teaches us how to live and imagine Orphically on the invisible and impossibly thin line that separates and unites all opposites. Robert McGahey writes with authority, sculpting out a precise place and time that is the Orphic moment, and he also straddles the difficult but necessa. In a supplement to the second edition (p. ), he writes: "In his review of this book in Gnomon, , , Kern [author of the then standard collection of Orphic fragments, which was one of the sources Guthrie cited for the amulet] recants and expresses himself convinced by the expert opinion of J. Reil and R. Zahn (Ἄγγελος, Arch. f.


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Robert McGahey writes with authority, sculpting out a precise place and time that is the Orphic moment, and he also straddles the difficult but necessary ambiguity of historical time and poetic eternity.

The sheer joy of the book comes in part from the multiple fugal counterpoints of many schools of poetic and philosophical sensibility. Robert McGahey writes with authority, sculpting out a precise place and time that is the Orphic moment, and he also straddles the difficult but necessary ambiguity of historical time and poetic eternity.

The sheer joy of the book comes in part from the multiple fugal counterpoints of many schools of poetic and philosophical sensibility. by: 9. This book examines Orpheus as a figure who bridges the experience of the Greek tribal shaman and the modern poet Stéphane Mallarmé, the father of modernism.

First mentioned in B.C., Orpheus was present at the moment when the Apolline forms of western culture were being encoded. The Orphic Moment: Shaman to Poet-Thinker in Plato, Nietzsche, and Mallarme (Suny Series, Margins of Literature) by McGahey, Robert () Paperback on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Sewell claims the myth of Orpheus prefigures what happened to poetry in the last years or so. Using poets from Shakespeare to Goethe to Rilke, Sewell finds an Orphic tradition which she uses to define myth, myth-thinking and imagination as powers of mind available to everyone but often overlooked in the quest for what has become the dominant mode of analysis today - taking apart rather /5.

The Orphic Moment of Stéphane Mallarmé In his most provocative (and in my view most generative) book, the Birth of Tragedy, he frames this critique in terms of an aesthetic created by the interplay of Apollo and Dionysos as two fundamental forces whose in teraction had produced Nietzsche's model of a healthy culture, the.

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St /5. Brothers in Decadence: Mallarme, Nietzsche, and the Orphic Wagner -- 4. The Orphic Moment of Stephane Mallarme -- 5. Tombs, Fans, Cosmologies: A View from the Prison House -- 6. Buy The Orphic Moment by Robert McGahey from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Robert Mcgahey.

Orphic Moments is a unique, interdisciplinary, fully-staged production featuring the New York premiere of Matthew Aucoin’s dramatic cantata The Orphic Moment followed by a special banquet for the audience that transitions into a performance of Gluck’s opera Orfeo ed a pioneering collaboration, Manhattan School of Music and National Sawdust are co-producing Orphic Moments, with.

Get this from a library. The orphic moment: shaman to poet-thinker in Plato, Nietzsche, and Mallarmé. [Robert McGahey]. Mallarmé's Orphic moment occurs when the scattered limbs first begin to stir back into life" and that "the oscillatory or vibratory reflex is the key to Mallarmé's Orphic moment" (79), McGahey fulfills the promise of his book's title, leaving the reader not so much directly cognizant as peripherally aware of the shamanistic shadows that he.

Though earlier in Book IIIDiodorus says that he called Dionysus the son of Demeter, instead of Persephone. The Titans had torn the young Dionysus to pieces, and boiled his flesh, but Demeter (his mother) gathered to pieces together and he was reborn.

Zeus destroyed the Titans for the murder of his son. See the Orphic Creation. EXCEPT, perhaps, in the Theogony of Hesiod, we have been concerned, so far, with religious and theological conceptions of which the germ, at least, is usually to be found in the Homeric poems.

With Pindar, as we shall see, the case is somewhat different. The eschatological ideas of Pindar are to some extent derived not from Homer, but from a non-Homeric, or rather, perhaps, an anti-Homeric. In the wake of Albrecht Dieterich, in this paper I try to show how the overall arrangement of the hymns in the Orphic hymn book follows the progression of a nocturnal ritual.

I insist on the frequency with which the hymns talk about the fear of meeting a divinity or a phasma that would be in an unkind and violent state and could drive the initiates into by: 3.

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Wherever You Wander 8. My Pistol 9. Tear It Apart There He Goes Waiting For Karma Sizzle Into Oblivion. Matthew Aucoin’s The Orphic Moment dressed Eurydice in wordless violin manner with Orpheus taken on by an intriguingly pitched mezzo-soprano.

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You see, the body has the ability to take out a loan of sorts. A loan of oxygen. The body can complete highly intense exercise without the need for oxygen in the moment – but will have to take in much larger amounts of oxygen when its done.

This is the reason you always feel so. The Orphic Mysteries Joscelyn Godwin, Ph.D. From The Golden Thread, by Joscelyn Godwin, ©, tragically, as Orpheus at the last moment disobeyed the ban on looking at his wife before he reached the surface of the earth, and lost her again forever.

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