Brill's companion to the reception of Euripides by Rosanna Lauriola, Kyriakos N. Demetriou

By Rosanna Lauriola, Kyriakos N. Demetriou

Brill's spouse to the Reception of Euripides presents a entire account of the impact and appropriation of all extant Euripidean performs when you consider that their inception: from antiquity to modernity, throughout cultures and civilizations, from a number of views and inside a wide variety of human event and cultural traits, particularly literature, highbrow heritage, visible arts, song, opera and dance, degree and cinematography. A concerted paintings through a global staff of experts within the box, the quantity is addressed to a large and multidisciplinary readership of classical reception stories, from specialists to non-experts. individuals have interaction in a vividly and full of life interactive discussion with the traditional and the fashionable which, whereas illuminating features of historical drama and highlighting their ever-lasting relevance, deals a considerate and layered advisor of the human situation.

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Clytemnestra and Iphigenia enter; Agamemnon tries to convince his wife to go home, but she refuses. Achilles enters and meets Clytemnestra, who greets him as her future sonin-law, which mystifies him; now an old slave tells her that Agamemnon plans to sacrifice his daughter. The distraught mother begs Achilles to save Iphigenia, but he waffles. Clytemnestra threatens Agamemnon and Iphigenia begs him to spare her, but Agamemnon stands firm. Achilles now returns and promises to defend Iphigenia even at the cost of his own life, but Iphigenia has now changed her mind and leaves ready to die for the glory of Greece, ordering her mother and the Chorus not to weep for her.

29 Australian author Tom Holloway produced Love Me Tender in 2010. This is an extremely open-ended script: how many characters are involved, who they are, how many actors perform, the place, the time, all are left unspecified. In the first scene, “Sorrow and Joy,” the birth of a little girl who has fur and hooves is described. ” In another, the “Kids R Kool Dance Team” announce they’re about to perform the Princess Dance. ” A reviewer of a 2013 production in Melbourne commented “This is theatre, but the events in the narratives are not actually performed on stage.

21 Rexroth (1951) 91, 99. html 23 Roche (1998) 244. 24 Taylor (1998) 44. 22 Gamel All my most noble qualities are inflamed To immediate action: but I am mature enough To understand the virtues of moderation, both In the anguish of grief and the exhilaration of triumph. ”25 Poet Elaine Terranova’s very free translation also appeared in 1998. Mine, with introduction and notes, was published in 1999; though not written with the stage in mind it has been used in three productions. Random House/Modern Library is about to issue a new series of sixteen Greek tragedies; Iphigenia at Aulis is not among them, but will probably appear in a succeeding volume.

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