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Olympic Games

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

An ancient Greek festival with athletic, literary, and musical competitions held at Olympia every four years, traditionally from 776 bc until abolished by the Roman emperor Theodosius I in...

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epinicion

Chris Baldick.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 103 words.

A kind of Greek ode composed in honour of a victor in the Olympic Games or equivalent festivals at Delphi

epinicion

Chris Baldick.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 98 words.

A kind of Greek *ode composed in honour of a victor in the Olympic Games or equivalent festivals at

7 Australian Popular Culture and Media Studies

TARA BRABAZON.

in The Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory

November 2002; p ublished online November 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 18344 words.

The Olympic Games have often been a trigger for politicized posturings and the rewriting of history. The Sydney 2000 Games was a cauldron for a re-evaluation of the primary cultural tropes...

Introduction

David Der-wei Wang.

in Beyond Sinology

January 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 6898 words.

This introductory chapter begins with an analysis of the reinvention of the Chinese script during the opening ceremony of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. It suggests that the performance...

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Introduction

Ahmed Rehana.

in Writing British Muslims

September 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 11548 words.

The introduction offers a snapshot of twenty-first century multicultural Britain by turning the spotlight on the diverse London borough of Newham, site of the 2012 Olympic Games, to explore...

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