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Crossings of Experimental Music and Greek Tragedy

Christian Wolff

in Ancient Drama in Music for the Modern Stage

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199558551
eISBN:
9780191808432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199558551.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The intersections of twentieth-century music with ancient Greek tragedy are many and various, reflecting the exceptional stylistic and ideological heterogeneity of twentieth-century culture. This ... More


Pasolini’s Medea: A Twentieth‐ Century Tragedy

Susan O. Shapiro

in Ancient Greek Women in Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199678921
eISBN:
9780191760259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678921.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Although recent scholarship on Pasolini's Medea has focused on its anti-colonialist message, this chapter takes a different approach, arguing that the portrayal of Medea's character is more nuanced ... More


Sing Evohe! Three Twentieth-Century Operatic Versions of Euripides’ Bacchae

Robert Cowan

in Ancient Drama in Music for the Modern Stage

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199558551
eISBN:
9780191808432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199558551.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the receptions of Hellenism in the twentieth century, particularly its religious, psychological, aesthetic, and political connotations. It focuses on three operatic adaptations ... More


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