Ronsard and the Hellenic Renaissance in France, Volume 1

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Librairie Droz, 1987 - Epic poetry, Greek - 463 pages
 

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Contents

Abbreviations
11
Reflections of Pindar and Ronsard on Lyric Poetry
15
Creative Tradition and Poetic Ascesis
22
Its Meaning and Splendor Glory out of Transcience
27
The Sodality of Inspiring Divinities
37
Voila pour quoi Euterpe la sacrée Ma de mortel fait compagnon des Dieus
43
Lyric Praise in the Odes of Pindar and Ronsard
53
The Poets SelfPraise
62
A peaceful day the Suns own child
232
Peace a Public Blessing Eprva a Private Felicity HauxioO
238
A Structural Defect of the Ode de la Paix
240
Peace Apollo and the Muses Divinities of Cosmic Order
242
Cosmic Warfare and Civil War
245
The Blessed Isles
247
tout paisible coy Tu vivras dans les bois pour la Muse pour toy
249
Prens ce Livre pour gage luy fais je te prie Ouvrir en ma faveur ta belle Librairie
256

Praise of the Victor
66
Praise of the Victors Family Ancestors and City
80
Praise of Tyrants and Princes
94
The Prelude of the First Olympian Ode and a Prefigura tion of Le Roi Soleil
99
Honorer les dieux le premier commandement du Décalogue pindarique
104
The emergence of Geoç
106
Chante moy ces odes les louanges des dieux
108
The Ambivalent Divinity of Ronsards Absolutist Masters
109
Zeus коç Jupiter Dieu
113
Sois sainct de quelque nom que tu voudras ô Pere
114
Image Symbol Idea I
119
Thought and Imagination
120
The Winged Word
126
Floral Images of Song
128
Draughts of Immortality
129
The PoetBee
132
The Eagle of Zeus and the Chattering Crows
133
The River in Spate
135
MusicWeavers of the Golden Warps
138
Preludial Imagery and the Gift of Immortality
142
Image Symbol Idea II
151
The Imagery of the Sea
162
Gold Fire Light and the Heavenly Bodies
173
The Lyre Symbol of Universal Harmony
182
War and Peace
189
Ronsard Agonistes on the Games and War
190
Ronsards Lyric Program and War
194
Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori
197
The Glory and the Horror
203
Pindar and the Complexi ties of the Foreign and Civil Wars of Greece
210
Ron sard and the Complexities of the Foreign and Civil Wars of France
217
Terrestrial Bonds Celestial Affinities I
259
Ajax Cadmus
261
Castor and Pollux
264
Pelops Achilles
267
Heracles rpw Geоç
269
Ethics and Poetry in Pindar
279
The Good the True and the Beautiful
283
All the beings that Zeus hath not loved
297
The Boundaries of the Human Condi tion
302
Terrestrial Bonds Celestial Affinities II
309
Ce papier que pour acquit je toffre
317
Heureux qui peut trouver pour passer lavanture De ce Monde un amy de gentille nature
320
Hesiod Pindar and Ronsard on Justice
335
Justice Violated
345
Justice and Mercy
351
Terrestrial Bonds Celestial Affinities III
357
The Impenetrable Future
362
TycheFortune
363
Poetry Philosophy and Divine Inspiration
369
Trees that Flourish in Evil or in Good Theodicy
375
Definitions of Areté and Vertu
379
Ethical Values oîAreté and Vertu
381
Lénergie créatrice de poésie
388
Terrestrial Bonds Celestial Affinities IV
399
crocpoç and aocpia
400
Art and Wisdom in Pindars Odes
402
aocpoç sage docte
406
Otherworldliness in Pindar
416
Otherworldliness in Ronsard
424
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