The Female Characters Of Fragmentary Greek Tragedy

Author: P. J. Finglass
Editor: Cambridge University Press
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Sheds new light on the topic of women in tragedy by focusing on neglected evidence from the fragments.
The Female Characters of Fragmentary Greek Tragedy
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: P. J. Finglass, Lyndsay Coo
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Sheds new light on the topic of women in tragedy by focusing on neglected evidence from the fragments.
Greek Drama V
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Hallie Marshall, C. W. Marshall
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-06 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Drawing together new research from emerging and senior scholars, this selection of papers from the decennial Greek Drama V conference (Vancouver, 2017) explores the works of the ancient Greek playwrights and showcases new methodologies with which to study them. Sixteen chapters from a field of international contributors examine a range
Portraits of Medea in Portugal during the 20th and 21st centuries
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: Andrés Pociña Pérez, Aurora López, Carlos Ferreira Morais, Maria de Fátima Silva, Patrick Finglass
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-08 - Publisher: BRILL

The central episode in the Portuguese rewritings of Medea is the break between the Asiatic princess and Jason, on the one hand, and Medea’s killing of their children in retaliation, on the other. The enthusiasm for the great classical plots and the challenge to remodel the Classics are the main
Pathologies of Love in Classical Literature
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Dimitrios Kanellakis
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-02 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

Do you believe in love at first sight? The Greeks and the Romans certainly did. But far from enjoying this romantic moment carefree, they saw it as a cruel experience and an infection. Then what are the symptoms of falling in love? Are there any remedies? Any form of immunity?
The Oxford Handbook of Heracles
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: Daniel Ogden
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

"The first half of the volume is devoted to the exposition of the ancient evidence, literary and iconographic, for the traditions of Heracles' life and deeds. After a chapter each on the hero's childhood and his madness, the canonical cause of his Twelve Labors, each of the Labors themselves receives