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Seeing Through Mirrors (Prometheus Unbound, Act I)

Barbara Charlesworth Gelpi

in Shelley’s Goddess: Maternity, Language, Subjectivity

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195073843
eISBN:
9780199855179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195073843.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The chapter begins with an accounting of the three versions of Prometheus’ story from Hesiod, Aeschylus, and finally, Shelley. Shelley’s play, “Prometheus Unbound” is contrasted with Aeschylus own ... More


Female Prisoners Learning (in) Defiance: What's Playing on Trikeri?

Gonda Van Steen

in Theatre of the Condemned: Classical Tragedy on Greek Prison Islands

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572885
eISBN:
9780191722905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572885.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 3 features what is clearly a more national but also an increasingly international dialogue and exchange of ideas on tragic heroes like Prometheus, despite the remoteness of the prison ... More


ΙΩ‎ in Prometheus Bound

Yopie Prins

in Ladies' Greek: Victorian Translations of Tragedy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691141893
eISBN:
9781400885749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141893.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines how women's claim to classical literacy was related to the problem of translating “literally” by focusing on different versions of Prometheus Bound. In particular, it considers ... More


Selections, Occasions, Origins, and Objectives

Gonda Van Steen

in Theatre of the Condemned: Classical Tragedy on Greek Prison Islands

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572885
eISBN:
9780191722905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572885.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The first chapter of this book introduces the practical or organizational framework of classical tragedy staged on the prison islands of the Civil War (Makronisos, Trikeri, Aï Stratis). It also ... More


Conclusion

Gonda Van Steen

in Theatre of the Condemned: Classical Tragedy on Greek Prison Islands

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572885
eISBN:
9780191722905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572885.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The exile stage confronted actors, artists, and audiences with the modernist challenge to rethink the very means and methods of drama. The theater of the prison islands was intensely political for ... More


Mythic Women in Tony Harrison’s Prometheus

Hallie Rebecca Marshall

in Ancient Greek Women in Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199678921
eISBN:
9780191760259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678921.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the depiction and narrative function of female characters in Tony Harrison's film/poem Prometheus, which uses the Aeschylean Prometheus Bound as its primary literary model. The ... More


“To Give Greece Back to the Greeks”: Archaeology, Ethnography, and Eva Palmer Sikelianos’s Prometheus Bound

Samuel N. Dorf

in Performing Antiquity: Ancient Greek Music and Dance from Paris to Delphi, 1890-1930

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190612092
eISBN:
9780190612122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190612092.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, Western

Eva Palmer Sikelianos, along with her husband, the poet Angehlos Sikelianos, founded the first modern Delphic Festival in 1927 in an effort to revive the ancient Greek rites that had taken place on ... More


“These bonds of freedom hurt”: The Logos and Silence of Censorship and Self-Censorship

Gonda Van Steen

in Stage of Emergency: Theater and Public Performance under the Greek Military Dictatorship of 1967–1974

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718321
eISBN:
9780191787621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718321.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 2 discusses the history, policies, and practices of the Greek military regime’s censorship (via the book index and preventive and hortatory censorship), but also addresses the reactions of ... More


Democratizing Greek Tragdedy

Helene P. Foley

in Reimagining Greek Tragedy on the American Stage

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520272446
eISBN:
9780520953659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272446.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 3 looks at productions and new versions of Greek tragedy that began to defy the American reluctance to politicize the plays in response to controversial contemporary social and political ... More


Scandalous Maps in Aeschylean Tragedy

Aara Suksi

in Myths on the Map: The Storied Landscapes of Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198744771
eISBN:
9780191805936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744771.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In Homeric epic, describing a map of the world, like epic song itself, is a privilege granted by the divine Muses and figured in Hephaestus’ shield-making. In two examples from Aeschylean tragedy, a ... More


The Further Academic Papers of Sir Hugh Lloyd-Jones

Hugh Lloyd-Jones

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279326
eISBN:
9780191706882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279326.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This collection of papers completes the published Academic Papers of Sir Hugh Lloyd-Jones, who has a worldwide reputation as one of the foremost classical scholars of his generation. It follows on ... More


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