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Orpheus lost

Janette Turner Hospital

Orpheus lost

by Janette Turner Hospital

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Published by A.A. Knopf Canada in Toronto .
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StatementJanette Turner Hospital.
The Physical Object
Pagination358 p. ;
Number of Pages358
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22764226M
ISBN 109780676979428
OCLC/WorldCa123892256

Orpheus and Eurydice Retellings All Orpheus Lost by. Janette Turner Hospital. avg rating — ratings. score: , and 2 people voted Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details * or Cancel. Paradise Lost Summary. Paradise Lost opens with Satan on the surface of a boiling lake of lava in Hell (ouch!); he has just fallen from Heaven, and wakes up to find himself in a seriously horrible place. He finds his first lieutenant (his right-hand man), and together they get off the lava lake and go to a nearby plain, where they rally the fallen angels.

The myth of Orpheus and Eurydice is one of the most famous and beloved Greek myths. A myth about love and passion, and also about the weaknesses of the human spirit. Orpheus was the son of Apollo and Calliope, the Muse. Apollo gave his son a lyre and taught him how to play; Orpheus did to such perfection that even Apollo was surprised. Orpheus Lost. Full title: Orpheus Lost. BZDB1 Fiction; Orpheus Lost Janet Turner Hospital. Janet Turner Hospital. Author: Janet Turner Hospital. Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Dust Jacket: No Dust Rating: % positive.

Eurydice, his lovely wife, as she was wandering with the nymphs, unwittingly trod upon a serpent in the grass. Surely, if Orpheus had been with her, playing upon his lyre, no creature could have harmed her. But Orpheus came too late. She died of the . Orpheus And Eurydice THE LESSON OF A BAS-RELIEF. No Greek myth has a greater charm for our mind than that of Orpheus and Eurydice. In the first place, we are told by mythologists that it is a myth of the dawn, one of those melancholy, subdued interpretations of the eternal, hopeless separation of the beautiful light of dawn and the beautiful light of day, which forms the .


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Orpheus Lost is a re-working of the myth of Orpheus - although any subtleties would have been lost on me, given that my knowledge of the myth is Orpheus seeks to retrieve Eurydice from the dead, and looks back at the last minute only to lose her forever. Our Orpheus in Orpheus Lost is Mishka, whom Leela discovers playing his violin in the subway/5.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Orpheus Lost/5(14). Orpheus Lost, beautifully written and disturbing, takes us from earth to underworld as a mathematician and a musician repeat the roles of Eurydice and Orpheus, with a /5.

Orpheus lost book this from a library. Orpheus lost. [Janette Turner Hospital] -- In the ancient myth, it is Orpheus who travels to the underworld to rescue his lover Eurydice from death. In this compelling reimagining of the Orpheus story, Leela May travels into an underworld of. Read new romance book reviews, posts from your favorite authors, samples, exciting digital first publications and e-book specials.

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Get this from a library. Orpheus lost. [Janette Turner Hospital] -- A student living with a Russian musician is arrested by a childhood friend who believes that the lover is a terrorist. 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. It must be doubly satisfying, therefore, when the finished story is as good as Janette Turner Hospital’s latest book Orpheus Lost.” — Bookseller and Publisher (Australia) “Turner Hospital has become such a master of the drama of fiction [and] has managed to engage with the terrible matter of terrorism in a way that is not only serious Author: Janette Turner Hospital.

The story of Orpheus and Eurydice is the ultimate tragic love story. Perhaps one of the most famous Greek myths, it has inspired many important painters, such as Peter Paul Rubens and Nicolas Poussin.

Moreover, many operas, songs and plays have been composed to honour these two great lovers who tragically lost the chance to enjoy their love. Orpheus Lost is one of those crossover books that should enthral every kind of reader; a book full of intelligence and drama and compassion that is also a captivating page-turner-effortlessly sophisticated and proudly parochial at the same time."Author: Janette Turner Hospital.

Don Shirley - Orpheus In The Underworld (FULL ALBUM - OST TRACKLIST GREEN BOOK) Band. 1 Band. 2 Band. –Australian Book Review. The story of the musician and classical hero Orpheus, who ventured into the Underworld to retrieve his lost love, Eurydice, is one of the numerous narrative tributaries in Janette Turner Hospital's richly satisfying novel.

The ancient legend of Orpheus and Eurydice (Greek: Ὀρφεύς καί Εὐρυδίκη, Orpheus kai Eurydikē) concerns the fateful love of Orpheus of Thrace for the beautiful s was the son of Apollo and the muse may be a late addition to the Orpheus myths, as the latter cult-title suggests those attached to may have been derived from a legend.

Read a review of Orpheus Lost, Due Preparations for the Plague by Janette Turner Hospital at This site includes reviews, excerpts, bibliography and author biography for books we recommend.

ORPHEUS LOST has to be as good as any novel I've read this year, perhaps the best. Since Ms. Hospital now lives in the U. in South Carolina, can't we claim her, along with Peter Carey, another brilliant transplanted Australian writer, both as 4/5(8).

Just as Orpheus seeks to regain his woman through the use of song, Pygmalion attempts to regain his love for women by fashioning an ideal one from ivory. Orpheus’s art succeeds brilliantly, as does Pygmalion’s. In this book, Orpheus fails and Pygmalion succeeds.

Orpheus loses his wife, but Pygmalion gains his. Orpheus Lost: A Novel () Janette Turner Hospital This book is simultaneously a beautiful love story with frequent allusions to the myth of Orpheus, a political thriller, and a gut wrenching tear jerker about people whose lives are destroyed by war.

Orpheus Lost Janette Turner Hospital Buy this book This ambitious but flawed romantic thriller is a post-9/11 reworking of the Orpheus myth by.

METAMORPHOSES B TRANSLATED BY BROOKES MORE ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE [1] Veiled in a saffron mantle, through the air unmeasured, after the strange wedding, Hymen departed swiftly for Ciconian land; regardless and not listening to.

Orpheus Lost ()according to publishers HarperCollins: Achingly sensual, effortlessly lyrical, Janette Turner Hospital's dazzling Orpheus Lost is a powerful and disturbing novel.

It is a love story on a grand scale that spans America, Australia and the Middle East.Achingly sensual, effortlessly lyrical, Janette Turner Hospital's dazzling Orpheus Lost is a powerful and disturbing novel. It is both a love story on a grand scale that spans America, Australia and Baghdad, and an examination of what happens to individuals when terrible mistakes are made in the name of 'national security'.