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e·phe·bic

(ĕ-fē'bik),
Rarely used term relating to the period of puberty or to a youth.
[G. ephēbikos, relating to youth, fr. hēbē, youth]

e·phe·bic

(ĕ-fē'bik)
Rarely used term relating to the period of puberty or to a youth.
[G. ephēbikos, relating to youth, fr. hēbē, youth]
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Let purple Phoebus lie in umber harvest, Let Phoebus slumber and die in autumn umber, Phoebus is dead, ephebe. But Phoebus was A name for something that never could be named.
A similar "puissance," redirected from philosophy to literature, galvanizes the ephebe's dialectical overcoming of a precursor text in Bloom's Anxiety of Influence.
In ironic, anti-gay commentaries that pepper the pages of his memoirs, La novela de un literato, a parade of ambiguous types, ephebes, and effeminate creatures is on display in a gay spectacle, suggesting a voyeuristic fascination with the homosexual world, as Mira notes (67-68).
(17) Polinskaya (2003) raises important questions about Vidal-Naquet's notion of liminal space in the Greek ephebeia, suggesting that the ephebe is a metaphorical outlier and observing that border areas in historical Attica (the region in which Athens was located) were not understood as liminal spaces.
There seems to exist a great affinity between these Burkean "screens" and the general background of the process of influence in Bloom's acceptation: the influence that directs to a certain extent the attention of the ephebe represents precisely the textual work of the predecessors, in this case the poems which are grounded in a poetic terminology whereby the worldview is reductively condensed in the text.
Rabat - Le cavalier Ali Al Ahrach, montant "Roc Ephebe", a remporte, samedi, le Prix SAR la Princesse Lalla Meryem, comptant pour le Concours officiel de saut d'obstacles, organise du 6 au 9 courant par la Garde Royale a la carriere Hassan II au Mechouar a Rabat, sous le Haut Patronage de SM le Roi Mohammed VI, Chef supreme et Chef d'Etat-major General des Forces Armees Royales.
More antiquities can be viewed at Phoenix Ancient Art, where exceptional works from the Mediterranean and Orient are presented, including a rare torso of an ephebe dating from the first century (26 April-30 June).
Take courage and heart from Laurie Blauner's patient kangaroos, from Annie Jacobs's dog Michelle, and, most of all, from Gerald Stern's Ovidian, broke-backed mule, the eventual ephebe of our stubborn endurance.
The text is also a gay novel that opens with the representation of the young shepherd, Mediterranean in his looks, an ephebe whose body is built in supple lines, watched by one or two masters in the bedroom decorated with pastel-colored silks with flower motifs, while at the entrance stands "a little settee with pink cushions." (28) It would be completely wrong to think that Robert Pinget's homosexuality stood in contradiction to his sense of the religious.
Leslie Brisman compares line 20 of "Ode on Melancholy" directly with the ephebe's facing of Moneta: "There remains, as with the angry mistress, only to feed on her peerless eyes and behold, as the poet enjoins her to let him behold, 'what in thy brain so ferments to and fro,'" Romantic Origins (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1978), 97.
L'effort de Proust ephebe a fonder une esthetique personnelle face a l'atmosphere litteraire heteroclite de la fin du siecle et en particulier au decadentisme s'avere deja ambivalent encore que sous rinfluence pour ne pas dire le charme du comte Robert de Montesquiou.
(45) Pourtant, Eumolpe est loin d'etre un personnage reluisant, comme le montre par exemple le recit qu'il fait de ses manoeuvres de seduction sur le jeune ephebe de Pergame, dans la maison duquel il s'etait introduit et impose comme precepteur pretendument vertueux.