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Female Acts in Greek Tragedy
Acknowledgments ix Introductory Note and Abbreviations xi Introduction 3 I. The Politics of Tragic Lamentation 19 II. The Contradictions of Tragic Marriage 57 III. Women as Moral Agents in GreekExpand
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The Homeric hymn to Demeter : translation, commentary, and interpretive essays
The Homeric "Hymn to Demeter", composed in the late seventh or early sixth century BCE, is a key to understanding the psychological and religious world of ancient Greek women. The poem tells howExpand
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Choral Identity in Greek Tragedy
G eorge Walsh, in whose honor I presented this lecture in February 2001, has written memorably on the Greek chorus, above all in his 1984 book The Varieties of Enchantment . Walsh’s eloquentExpand
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Reflections of Women in Antiquity
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Tragedy and politics in aristophanes' Acharnians
Aristophanes’ second play, Babylonians , included an attack on state offices and politicians and, probably, the city's treatment of its allies. According to the scholia of Acharnians , the playExpand
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The "Female Intruder" Reconsidered: Women in Aristophanes' Lysistrata and Ecclesiazusae
IN AN article entitled "The Female Intruder: Women in Fifth-Century Drama," M. Shaw explored some of the apparent contradictions between the view of women given in two sets of contemporary documents:Expand
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Modern performance and adaptation of Greek tragedy
"Leave it to a playwright who has been dead for 2,400 years to jolt Broadway out of its dramatic doldrums" begins a recent New York Times review (December 4, 1998) of a British Electra by SophoclesExpand
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Reimagining Greek Tragedy on the American Stage
List of Illustrations Preface Introduction CHAPTER ONE. Greek Tragedy Finds an American Audience 1. Setting the Stage 2. American Theater Makes Greek Tragedy Its Own CHAPTER TWO. Making Total TheaterExpand
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