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Afterword

Matthew Wright

in Euripides' Escape-Tragedies: A Study of Helen, Andromeda, and Iphigenia among the Taurians

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274512
eISBN:
9780191706554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274512.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This short conclusion sums up the argument of the book as a whole. It repeats the view that the escape-tragedies are a trilogy, or at least a thematically connected group of plays very closely ... More


C. S. Lewis on the Final Frontier: Science and the Supernatural in the Space Trilogy

Sanford Schwartz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374728
eISBN:
9780199871506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374728.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This study of C. S. Lewis’s popular Space Trilogy—Out of the Silent Planet (1938), Perelandra (1943), and That Hideous Strength (1945)—departs from the prevailing emphasis upon Lewis’s affection for ... More


Escape-Tragedies

Matthew Wright

in Euripides' Escape-Tragedies: A Study of Helen, Andromeda, and Iphigenia among the Taurians

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274512
eISBN:
9780191706554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274512.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the critical reception of the escape-tragedies in 19th- and 20th-century scholarship. The plays have often been thought ‘un-tragic’ for various reasons. The chapter explores ... More


The titles of Greek dramas

Alan H. Sommerstein

in The Tangled Ways of Zeus: And Other Studies In and Around Greek Tragedy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199568314
eISBN:
9780191723018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568314.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that the titles now attached to Greek tragedies, comedies, and satyr-dramas (but not the ‘sur-titles’ or epithets used to distinguish plays of the same name) were given to them at ... More


The beginning and the end of Aeschylus' Danaid trilogy

Alan H. Sommerstein

in The Tangled Ways of Zeus: And Other Studies In and Around Greek Tragedy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199568314
eISBN:
9780191723018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568314.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter — following Wofgang Rösler's view that Aeschylus' Suppliants was the second (not the first) play of his Danaid trilogy and that the trilogy's action turned on an oracle given to Danaos ... More


1926–1951: ‘The birth of a nation is no immaculate conception’

Robert Welch

in The Abbey Theatre, 1899-1999: Form and Pressure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121879
eISBN:
9780191671364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121879.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The thirty years after 1968 saw great contributions in all aspects of creative activity in Ireland. This was the period of immense growth in the arts; for people, it was not unusual to witness some ... More


Out of the Garden

Joel Williamson

in William Faulkner and Southern History

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101294
eISBN:
9780199854233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101294.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Mansion reflected the saving force in the South that shows the innate goodness in white people of all classes. This optimism was not present in The Sound and the Fury, where ... More


Conclusion

George Slusser

in Gregory Benford

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038228
eISBN:
9780252096037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038228.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This conclusion considers one particular aspect of Gregory Benford's science fiction, an open process of creation, which means not only his interest in collaborating with other writers, but in ... More


National Unity and Military Honour

Dominique Goy-Blanquet

in Shakespeare's Early History Plays: From Chronicle to Stage

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198119876
eISBN:
9780191705601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119876.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter examines the continuity of historical facts and characters, development of themes and images, and the dramatic links tying present to past and future events in Henry VI and Richard III. ... More


Figures of Rule

Douglas Kerr

in Eastern Figures: Orient and Empire in British Writing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099340
eISBN:
9789882206892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099340.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the figure of rule, which is different from the figures of the jungle and the crowd, and is both more abstract and more polymorphous. It looks at anarchy in the East, which is ... More


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