By Jove, Biggles!: Life of Captain W.E.Johns

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By Jove, Biggles!: Life of Captain W.E.Johns

By Jove, Biggles!: Life of Captain W.E.Johns

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The earliest English example for “by Jupiter” in the Oxford English Dictionary (spelled “Iuppiter” in Middle English) clearly uses the term in reference to the Roman god. A cookie set by YouTube to measure bandwidth that determines whether the user gets the new or old player interface. Q: In your “by George” article, you fail to mention that the expression “by Jove” was probably a precursor to “by George. I would presume there are more such chapters, but I cannot say at present what percentage each approach comprises. The outcome of our experimentation with digital performance had to be putting it out there for people to see.

By the goddess Minerva and Jupiter that maketh the thunder ring … you be the woman … that I best love. Not only productions but rehearsals and development sessions have had to be cancelled or postponed, and many theatre professionals are still out of work. LoveArts, a monthly new writing night featuring music, spoken word, poetry, and drama, comes to the Gallery Café, Bethnal Green, for a six-month season. In classical times, the name was written as Iovis or Iuppiter ( Iuppiter was a compound of the archaic Latin Iovis and pater). Before They Told You What You Are, By Jove’s version of Bacchae, is revived for the Royal Holloway Play!For example, Pandora's box is correctly translated and an explanation given as to when the mistranslation arose and what the real term means. The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The performance was followed by a post-show discussion with theatre and classics academics and practitioners; both are still available to view on YouTube (with closed captions available). As a group of theatre makers coming together creatively, our work is always collaborative, always an experiment, always evolving.

It’s usually associated with bluff and hearty males from the nineteenth and early twentieth century, which seems to have been its heyday. Well, the use of “by Jove” as a euphemistic oath showed up about the same time as the euphemistic use of “for George.

It was originally “for (or fore) George,” and later appeared as “before George,” according to OED citations. The narrative form of Greek tragedy deals with the moments of crisis in longer mythic narratives: each play tells a story almost in real-time, with characters forced to confront their own actions or those of others that have, almost always, led to death.

World Wide Words tries to record at least a part of this shifting wordscape by featuring new words, word histories, words in the news, and the curiosities of native English speech.

By Joe is a wonderful variation, only possible in a period in which knowledge of classical matters is all but extinct. This book's emphasis is the etymology of common English words like trivia, venom, and demon, which are often listed in chapter headings. But what about smaller theatres and companies, new work, and the ‘liveness’ that is, in many ways, intrinsic to the medium of theatre? This book is both a handbook to classical mythology and a revealing catalogue of divinely inspired word origins. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.

As you make your way through the magical places of myth, you'll meet all the major gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, and beasts and monsters, who have lent their names to our language and their stories to our tradition. Contributions included creative uses of screen-sharing, virtual backgrounds, point-of-view video, music performed live over a pre-recorded reading, and much more—and showed us that technology that may on the surface seem to restrict movement, dynamism, and emotional connection can, in fact, be incredibly stirring and explore ‘liveness’ in all sorts of ways. Definitions and other text are available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply.

Our shows combine text, music, and movement, and we like to perform in unexpected spaces – libraries, converted factories, art galleries – to connect with the local communities in which those spaces are situated.



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