(12.) Horatio Parker, The Holy Child; A Cantata for Christmastide
I would argue that by including the Russian Christmastide
([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) ritual of cross-dressing, Tolstoy points out that the barrier that prevents Sonya and Nicholas from being together is as much about oppressive gender roles as it is about class.
There are sonnets written in response to the seven Great O Antiphons, sonnets concerned with Christmastide
, Epiphany, Holy Week, the Stations of the Cross, and other significant events on the church calendar.
The most obvious of these, of course, is the appearance of the Green Knight at Christmastide
, but it is also significant that he comes unarmed and yet provokes the onlookers in the court to fear.
In 1990, Van Akin Burd published a critical edition of some of Ruskin's correspondence--letters from Venice at Christmastide
Keening for the Dawn (Christmastide
) includes collaborations with the English poet-priest Malcolm Guite., whose powerful spoken word poems are incorporated in several songs.
One Christmas, ere he kissed 'Good night,' And breathed a prayer aside: 'God bless the mother and the boy this happy Christmastide
.' He bade the lad 'Trot off to bed, and watch for Santa Claus,' Whilst 'dad' must watch for home and Queen as guardian of her laws.
Similarly, Weintraub contends that the Christmastide
meeting between Churchill and FDR was equally significant--the Americans were still reeling from the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor while the British Empire staggered against equally stunning reversals in the Far East.
Thomas Pynchon's 1997 novel Mason & Dixon opens in the 'Christmastide
of 1786' where the narrator, with a filmic long shot, sets the scene as one where 'Snow-Balls have flown their Arcs, starr'd the Sides of Outbuildings, as of Cousins, carried Hats away into the brisk Wind off Delaware ...' before zooming in to the household of J.
Many commentators, notably Barbara Lewalski, have explained that Shakespeare incorporates in Twelfth Night values associated with the Feast of the Epiphany, observed on January 6th: the day after the end of Christmastide
. (45) This holy feast day commemorates the moment when the Christ child's divinity manifested itself to the Magi.
The talk on Christmastide
by Mr Rowe was witty and serious, historical and modern.
The bishop further said the official Christmas season, popularly known as either Christmastide
or the Twelve Days of Christmas, extends from the anniversary of Christ's birth on December 25 to the Feast of Epiphany on January 6.