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Tragic and Tragicomic “Letters”

Melissa Mueller

in Objects As Actors: Props and the Poetics of Performance in Greek Tragedy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226312958
eISBN:
9780226313009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226313009.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 6 considers writing tablets as metatheatrical props that symbolize and embody the process of composing tragedy out of competing possible plotlines. Trachiniae’s oracular deltos (writing ... More


Sexual Jealousy in Classical Athens

Ed Sanders

in Envy and Jealousy in Classical Athens: A Socio-Psychological Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199897728
eISBN:
9780199356973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199897728.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The script approach given trial runs in the previous chapters is unleashed here in lengthy analyses of Medea’s, Deianeira’s, and Hermione’s emotions at their husband’s relationships with other women. ... More


Conclusion

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/9780199752058.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

At the end of dramas the gods may not have solved all problems, that does not mean that Euripides sought to have his original audiences cease to honor them. On the contrary, it reminds us that the ... More


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