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Thebes

in Abysmal: A Critique of Cartographic Reason

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226629308
eISBN:
9780226629322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226629322.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter focuses on Greece and the fifth century BCE, a time and place of drastic changes in attitudes to what it means to be human, a period of intense struggle between the gods and humans, a ... More


The Stranger in the Polis: Hospitality in Greek Myth

RICHARD KEARNEY and KASCHA SEMONOVITCH

in Phenomenologies of the Stranger: Between Hostility and Hospitality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234615
eISBN:
9780823240722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234615.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Oedipus Rex is about the question of the stranger's name and the nomos (law) of hospitality. Sophocles makes the plague the incentive moment of his play. Oedipus's fatal encounter with his father at ... More


Oedipus/Anti–Oedipus: The Philosopher, the Actor and the Patient

Olga Taxidou

in Tragedy, Modernity and Mourning

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748619870
eISBN:
9780748651719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619870.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers the various ways in which the story and play of Oedipus have been interpreted and appropriated by different intellectual projects, from Aristotelian philosophy to ... More


The Time of the Crime: Phenomenology, Psychoanalysis, Italian Film

Domietta Torlasco

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758024
eISBN:
9780804786775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758024.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book interrogates the relationship between time and vision as it emerges in five Italian films from the 1960s and 1970s: Antonioni's Blow-Up and The Passenger, Bertolucci's The Spider's ... More


Seeing Time

in The Time of the Crime: Phenomenology, Psychoanalysis, Italian Film

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758024
eISBN:
9780804786775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758024.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter examines the relationship between time and the subject of perception Pier Paolo Pasolini's film Oedipus Rex. It analyzes the shots marking the encounter between the protagonist and the ... More


“Un Cadeau Très Macabre”

Richard Taruskin

in Russian Music at Home and Abroad: New Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520288089
eISBN:
9780520963153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288089.003.0021
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex is considered as an epitome of neoclassicism. Its dramaturgy is analyzed alongside its musical style.


Introduction

in The Time of the Crime: Phenomenology, Psychoanalysis, Italian Film

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758024
eISBN:
9780804786775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758024.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about crime in Italian films in the early 1960s and late 1970s. It explores the phenomenology and provides a psychoanalysis of ... More


Introduction: Greek Drama without the Gods?

Mary Lefkowitz

in Euripides and the Gods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199752058
eISBN:
9780190463113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752058.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In modern productions, translators and directors, aided by our own imaginations, edit the gods away in order to concentrate on human action. Because modern readers do not try to comprehend the ... More


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