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The Expansion of Tragedy as Critique 1

Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz

in Classics in the Modern World: A Democratic Turn?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673926
eISBN:
9780191760570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673926.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter undertakes an analysis of the contemporary use of Greek tragedy to oppose wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. It interrogates the ways in which the ancient plays have been used to undermine ... More


Investigating American Women’s Engagements with Graeco-Roman Antiquity, and Expanding the Circle of Classicists

Judith P. Hallett

in Classics in the Modern World: A Democratic Turn?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673926
eISBN:
9780191760570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673926.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This discussion considers how classicists ‘expand their circle’ and connect their research in different areas of classical reception with the work of scholars in other disciplines who are not ... More


Constructing Bridges for Peace and Tolerance: Ancient Greek Drama on the Israeli Stage

Nurit Yaari

in Classics in the Modern World: A Democratic Turn?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673926
eISBN:
9780191760570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673926.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

At the heart of this chapter is the assertion that the term ‘democratic turn’ makes it possible to identify an important component in the reception of classical Greek drama in Israeli theatre since ... More


Ovidian Metamorphoses in the Fiction of A. S. Byatt

Fiona Cox

in Classics in the Modern World: A Democratic Turn?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673926
eISBN:
9780191760570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673926.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the presence of Ovid in the novels of A. S. Byatt, focusing especially on her treatment of the myth of Proserpina. Byatt’s relationship with Ovid is paradoxical. On the one ... More


Catullus and Lesbia Translated in Women’s Historical Novels

Elena Theodorakopoulos

in Classics in the Modern World: A Democratic Turn?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673926
eISBN:
9780191760570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673926.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the portrayal of Catullus and Lesbia in contemporary women’s writing, in particular in three historical novels (The Key, by Benita Kane Jaro, The Floating Book, by Michelle ... More


Sexual Jealousy and Erôs in Euripides’ Medea

Ed Sanders

in Erôs in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199605507
eISBN:
9780191745928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605507.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Recent research has argued that sexual jealousy did not exist in Classical Greece. However, modern psychological research into sexual jealousy demonstrates striking affinities to a wide variety of ... More


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