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Naked Life; Arendt and the Exile at Colonus

Cecilia Sjöholm

in Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and Criticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199559213
eISBN:
9780191594403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559213.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The philosophical readings of Sophocles, from Hegel to Irigaray, have largely stuck to the tragedies as isolated plots, looking at Antigone or King Oedipus in their own right. Oedipus at Colonus, in ... More


Margaret Drabble

Lorna Hardwick and James I. Porter

in Sibylline Sisters: Virgil's Presence in Contemporary Women's Writing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199582969
eISBN:
9780191731198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582969.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Virgilian imagery and references are the most sustained in the novel The Seven Sisters (2003). Drabble writes herself into a Virgilian tradition, explicitly adopting the Virgil of 20th-century ... More


Marina Warner

Fiona Cox

in Ovid's Presence in Contemporary Women's Writing: Strange Monsters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198779889
eISBN:
9780191825903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779889.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Marina Warner is one of Ovid’s best-known and significant critics, and his influence on her work is evident not only in her works of cultural history, such as Fantastic Metamorphoses, Other Worlds ... More


Yoko Tawada

Fiona Cox

in Ovid's Presence in Contemporary Women's Writing: Strange Monsters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198779889
eISBN:
9780191825903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779889.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Yoko Tawada is a Japanese writer who made her home in Germany at the age of nineteen. She has written powerfully about her status as an immigrant, about the challenges of operating in a foreign ... More


A Teutonic Monster in Oxford: The Making of Fraenkel’s Agamemnon

Christopher Stray

in Classical Commentaries: Explorations in a Scholarly Genre

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199688982
eISBN:
9780191768088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688982.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Eduard Fraenkel’s edition of Aeschylus’ Agamemnon (1950) is one of the outstanding achievements of twentieth-century classical scholarship, but has been declared by some scholars to be ill-conceived ... More


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