bacchanalia


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Shortly after the Bacchanalia, Britten presents the opera's most beautiful aria, in which the Apollonian/Dionysian dichotomy that has structured the entire novella is called into question.
A substantial part of her impact came from popular perceptions of the Bacchanalia transmitted through the theater.
The main thing is stop any continuation of the destabilisation sought by the organisers of this bacchanalia.
In these extracts, racing's answer to Bill Bryson recalls a visit to the Australian outback to join in the bacchanalia at Birdsville, and an eye-opening meeting with US riding legend Jerry Bailey
For those who had not consumed vast quantities of lager before the show, and there weren't many of those people in the audience, it was an intimidating swirling sea of flesh resembling Bacchanalia.
The darkly shadowed hallucinogenic paintings by Matt Green are festooned with decidedly phallic magic mushrooms, around which a bacchanalia of writhing figures frolic.
It is the secular world which turns it back to the Bacchanalia of former times.
The mingling of justice and bacchanalia, centering about the scapegoat, whether a lowly black or an unpopular member of the ruling class, released social tensions in spectacle" (437).
4) While bourgeois Victorian values of solitude, nature, and family "self-worship" were widely propagated, even among the middle classes themselves, older saturnalian pleasures survived in gambling, ribald humor, and a tendency to bacchanalia that remained strong in 1900.
And if higher education is, as Wolfe implies, little more than an expensive setting for youthful bacchanalia, then we should be very worried.
To control the frenzy, Cornell has fenced in the hill where the bacchanalia takes place, which leads from West Campus to the libraries and the quadrangle of the College of Arts and Sciences--fondly called Libe Slope--allowing in only Cornell students and their guests.
20) Juvenal starts off his Second Satire with an equation of pederasty with cant: "I hear high moral discourse / from raging queens who affect ancestral peasant virtues" (quotiens aliquid de moribus audent / qui Curios simulant et Bacchanalia vivunt).