Euripides Phoenissae

Author: Euripides
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521604468
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This volume provides a thorough philological and dramatic commentary on Euripides' Phoenissae, the first detailed commentary in English since 1911. An introduction surveys the play, its possible date, features of the original production, the background of Theban myth, the general problem of interpolation, and the textual tradition. The commentary treats the constitution of the text, noteworthy features of diction and style, dramatic technique and structure, and the controversies over possible later additions to the text.
Euripides: Phoenissae
Language: en
Pages: 673
Authors: Euripides
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-05-20 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This volume provides a thorough philological and dramatic commentary on Euripides' Phoenissae, the first detailed commentary in English since 1911. An introduction surveys the play, its possible date, features of the original production, the background of Theban myth, the general problem of interpolation, and the textual tradition. The commentary treats
Narrative, Intertext, and Space in Euripides'
Language: en
Pages: 259
Authors: Anna A. Lamari
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-22 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

This book applies the basic principles of narratology to an ancient Greek tragedy, namely Euripides’ Phoenissae. In a play with an exceptionally rich plot, a narratological study yields interesting interpretive results regarding the use of myth, narrators, narrative levels, time and space, as well as the relation of the Phoenissae
Euripides: Phoenician Women
Language: en
Pages: 140
Authors: Thalia Papadopolou
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-25 - Publisher: A&C Black

"Phoenician Women", one of Euripides' later tragedies, is an intriguing play that arguably displays some of his finest dramatic technique. Rich in cast and varied in incident, it is an example of Euripides' experimentation with structure. It dramatises the most fertile mythical tradition of the city of Thebes and its
Orestes and Other Plays
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Euripides,
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-26 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

This is the fourth volume of Euripides plays in new translation. The four plays it contains, Ion, Orestes, The Phoenician Women and The Suppliant Women, explore ethical and political themes, contrasting the claims of patriotism with family loyalty, pragmatism with justice, the idea that 'might is right' with the ideal
Seeing with Free Eyes
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Marlene K. Sokolon
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Examines the ideas of justice in Euripidean tragedy, which reveals the human experience of justice to be paradoxical, and reminds us of the need for humility in our unceasing quest for a just world. Responding to Plato's challenge to defend the political thought of poetic sources, Marlene K. Sokolon explores