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Aeschylus: Suppliant Women

A. J. Bowen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781908343789
eISBN:
9781800342873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781908343789.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Aeschylus starts his tetralogy boldly, making the Danaids themselves prologue, chorus and protagonist. Guided by their father Danaus, these girls have fled from Egypt, where their cousins want to ... More


Fifty–Fifty: Female Subjectivity and the Danaids

RACHEL BOWLBY

in Freudian Mythologies: Greek Tragedy and Modern Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199566228
eISBN:
9780191710407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566228.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The starting point of this chapter is a detail of translation: the psychotherapist's ‘Danaidan task’ in Freud's German becomes a ‘Sisyphean task’ in English. Among many other implications, there is a ... More


Introduction

A. J. Bowen

in Aeschylus: Suppliant Women

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781908343789
eISBN:
9781800342873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781908343789.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides a background on Aeschylus' play called the Suppliant Women. It explains the chief elements of the myth of the Danaids. It also discusses the four elements that are 'common' to ... More


The Papyrus

A.F. Garvie

in Aeschylus' Supplices: Play and Trilogy (second edition)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781904675365
eISBN:
9781781387146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675365.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter analyses Oxyrhynchus Papyri 2256 fr. 3, a subject of controversy among scholars. It compares the fragment with fr. 2, noting a number of resemblances. Probably written in the late second ... More


Background

A.F. Garvie

in Aeschylus' Supplices: Play and Trilogy (second edition)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781904675365
eISBN:
9781781387146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675365.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines various attempts to establish the date of the Supplices based on its supposed allusions to contemporary events, as well as the argument from the similar praises of Argos in the ... More


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