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Jan Parker and Timothy Mathews

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199554591

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199554591.001.0001

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Eating Eumolpus

Eating Eumolpus

Fellini Satyricon and Dreaming Tradition

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(p.109) 5 Eating Eumolpus
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Tradition, Translation, Trauma
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Richard Armstrong

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199554591.003.0008

This chapter analyzes the film, Fellini Satyricon, arguing that we can learn much from the film if we see it as a consubstantial nexus of translation, refragmentation, oneiric imagining, and pure creative fantasy. Fellini Satyricon has considerable value as a kind of allegory of reception — beyond the simple fact that it is itself an instance of reception, one that captures quite well something of the late 1960s’ cultural upheavals. It represents a clear case of aggressive fantasy freed up by engaging the fragments of the ancient past in their opacity and irreparable loss as much as in their vital retention.

Keywords:   Fellini Satyricon, films, translation, refragmentation, oneiric imagining, creative fantasy, allegory of reception

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