Ovidian Intertexts

Post any texts you find which are revisions, rewrites, adaptations, or versions of Ovid’s epic or stories and characters from his narrative:

From Shanna:

I thought these were pretty interesting.

  1. Mary Shelley, famous for being the author of Frankenstein wrote two plays titles Proserpine (written in 1820, published for the first time in 1832) and Midas (Also written in 1820, but not published by anyone until 1922)

https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/s/shelley/mary/proserpine/complete.html#proserpine

2.  As part of their Silly Symphonies series, Walt Disney Productions has this short film called The Goddess of Spring, which depicts the story of Proserpina being captured by Pluto to the underworld.

 

 

An interesting read from Roxanne:

https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/reading-ovid-in-the-age-of-metoo

Connects to the Daphne tale and a new novel (2014?) by Will Boast entitled Daphne.

 

Gabriel Garcia Marquez:

The Incredible and Sad Tale of Innocent Erendira and Her Heartless Grandmother

You’ll gasp, you’ll sob, you’ll shriek with wonderThe Associated Press has reported that Gabriel Garcia Marquez, novelist, journalist, and Nobel laureate, has died. He was 87. In honor of his death, this is the first time we are publishing this short story online. It was originally published in the June 1973 issue of Esquire.We have also published another one of Marquez’s stories for Esquire, “Blacamán the Good, Vendor of Miracles,” here.

https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/news/a28381/erendira-and-her-heartless-grandmother/

Nathaniel Hawthorne:

A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys:

Headpiece—Tanglewood Porch 1
THE GORGON’S HEAD—Headpiece 7
Perseus and the Graiæ 22
Perseus armed by the Nymphs 26
Perseus and the Gorgons 32
Perseus showing the Gorgon’s Head 36
Tailpiece 38
Headpiece—Tanglewood Porch, After the Story 39
Tailpiece 41
Headpiece—Shadow Brook 42
THE GOLDEN TOUCH—Headpiece 46
The Stranger appearing to Midas 50
Midas’ Daughter turned to Gold 62
Midas with the Pitcher 66
Tailpiece 68
Headpiece—Shadow Brook, After the Story 69
Tailpiece 72
Headpiece—Tanglewood Play-Room 73
Tailpiece 77
THE PARADISE OF CHILDREN—Headpiece 78
Pandora wonders at the Box 80
Pandora desires to open the Box 86
Pandora opens the Box 92
Tailpiece 96-x-
Headpiece—Tanglewood Play-Room, After the Story 100
Headpiece—Tanglewood Fireside 102
Tailpiece 108
THE THREE GOLDEN APPLES—Headpiece 109
Hercules and the Nymphs 112
Hercules and the Old Man of the Sea 120
Hercules and Atlas 126
Tailpiece 135
Headpiece—Tanglewood Fireside, After the Story 136
Tailpiece 139
Headpiece—The Hill-Side 140
Tailpiece 143
THE MIRACULOUS PITCHER—Headpiece 144
Philemon and Baucis 144
The Strangers in the Village 148
The Strangers entertained 158
Tailpiece 169
Headpiece—The Hill-Side, After the Story 170
Tailpiece 171
Headpiece—Bald Summit 172
Tailpiece 175
THE CHIMÆRA—Headpiece 176
Bellerophon at the Fountain 180
Bellerophon slays the Chimæra 200
Tailpiece 205
Headpiece—Bald Summit, After the Story

Illustrated:  http://www.gutenberg.org/files/32242/32242-h/32242-h.htm

Tanglewood Tales: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/976/976-h/976-h.htm

THE WAYSIDE. INTRODUCTORY.

THE MINOTAUR.

THE PYGMIES.

THE DRAGON’S TEETH.

CIRCE’S PALACE.

THE POMEGRANATE SEEDS.

THE GOLDEN FLEECE.

From Trishia:

Pygmalion, Pinocchio and fostering financial growth within a company: https://integriaims.com/en/pygmalion-effect/ (Robin Izquierdo, Aug 24, 2017).

 

Pygmalion effect: find out what it is and how it can affect your company – Help desk Software – Integria IMS

integriaims.com

Pygmalion effect: find out what it is and how it can affect your company. If you are a movie buff, or if you are old enough, you may have watched the musical movie by George Cukor, My Fair Lady.If you have seen it, then you may remember that the phonetics teacher, Henry Higgins, played by Rex Harrison – and as a consequence of a bet-, ends up being in charge of the education of the florist …