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The Wound of History: Ritsos and the Reception of Philoctetes

Dimitris Tziovas

in Re-imagining the Past: Antiquity and Modern Greek Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199672752
eISBN:
9780191774324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672752.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The aim of this chapter is to reassess ‘Philoctetes’ (1963–5), one of the most important dramatic monologues in the Greek poet Yannis Ritsos’ collection The Fourth Dimension (1972), in the context of ... More


Yannis Ritsos, Marxist Dialectics, and the Re-imagining of Ancient Greece

Marinos Pourgouris

in Re-imagining the Past: Antiquity and Modern Greek Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199672752
eISBN:
9780191774324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672752.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter revisits Marx’s reception of classical Greek literature, as well as the interrelated concept of dialectical materialism, in order to examine Yannis Ritsos’ reworking of the Greek ... More


Decolonizing Thoas

Edith Hall

in Adventures with Iphigenia in Tauris: A Cultural History of Euripides' Black Sea Tragedy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195392890
eISBN:
9780199979257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392890.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Thoas and the Taurians have been central to the 20th- and 21st-century reception of Iphigenia in Tauris, especially in anti-imperial and postcolonial writers such as the Mexican writer Alfonso Reyes. ... More


Homer in the Greek Civil War (1946–1949)

David Ricks

in Homer in the Twentieth Century: Between World Literature and the Western Canon

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298266
eISBN:
9780191711602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298266.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks at the reception of Homer in the Greek Civil War of 1946-9 and its aftermath. It argues that this conflict prevented straightforward assimilations of Homeric poetry, and that ... More


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