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Nourished on Blood

Helen Slaney

in The Senecan Aesthetic: A Performance History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198736769
eISBN:
9780191800412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736769.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

French tragedy of the same period (sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries) was likewise experiencing rapid change, transformed within a generation from an academic pastime into a fully-fledged ... More


Seneca in ’68

Helen Slaney

in The Senecan Aesthetic: A Performance History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198736769
eISBN:
9780191800412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736769.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the generation after Artaud, many directors attempted to put the maxims of Cruelty into practice. These included Jean-Louis Barrault, who applied Artaud’s ideas to a 1942 production of Racine’s ... More


Surface Selves: Médée, 1634

Juliette Cherbuliez

in In the Wake of Medea: Neoclassical Theater and the Arts of Destruction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287826
eISBN:
9780823290345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287826.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 1 serves as the cornerstone of this book, against which all the other chapters can be read. It explores a singular play, Pierre Corneille’s 1634 Médée. Often read as generic precursor or ... More


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