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Title: Orpheus Retold: A History and A Journal
Authors: Cox, Samuel
Advisors: Cadden, Michael
Department: English
Class Year: 2018
Abstract: An exploration of the work of major artists and their use of Orpheus in their work, ending with Thomas Guthrie in his 12th &13th January 2018 performances. The first half of the paper looks at instances of generic creation or re-invention by an artist whose work centers on the figure of Orpheus. The second half is a rehearsal journal maintained by the author as he prepared to play Orpheus in 'L'Orfeo' by Monteverdi, directed by Thomas Guthrie.
Type of Material: Princeton University Senior Theses
Language: en
Appears in Collections:English, 1925-2023

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