By Rosanna Lauriola, Kyriakos N. Demetriou
Brill's significant other to the Reception of Euripides offers a finished account of the effect and appropriation of all extant Euripidean performs considering that their inception: from antiquity to modernity, throughout cultures and civilizations, from a number of views and inside a extensive variety of human event and cultural traits, specifically literature, highbrow heritage, visible arts, tune, opera and dance, degree and cinematography. A concerted paintings via a world workforce of experts within the box, the amount is addressed to a large and multidisciplinary readership of classical reception reviews, from specialists to non-experts. individuals have interaction in a vividly and energetic interactive discussion with the traditional and the trendy which, whereas illuminating elements of historical drama and highlighting their ever-lasting relevance, bargains a considerate and layered advisor of the human .
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2004) Satyrus auf Kalliatis. Stuttgart: Schwabe. Segal, E. ) (1968) Euripides: A Collection of Critical Essays. Englewood Cliffs NJ: Prentice Hall. Stephens, P. T. (1956) “Euripides and the Athenians,” Journal of the Hellenic Studies 76: 87–94. Verrall, A. W. (1895) Euripides the Rationalist: A Study in the History of Art and Religion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Walton, J. M. (2010) Euripides Our Contemporary. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. Part 1 The Tragedies of War and Its Aftermath: The Trojan Cycle ∵ Chapter 1 Iphigenia at Aulis Mary-Kay Gamel Euripides’ Iphigenia at Aulis is full of reversals.
Iphigenia is arrogant, self-absorbed, status-conscious; offered a chance to save herself she insists “Only great people have destiny” and hers is to support the war (p. 332). A crucial element throughout is epic songs, portrayed as a medium for influencing public opinion. The Singer has been “politely but very firmly” asked to “keep the just cause of the war well to the forefront of men’s minds” (p. 71). ” (p. 224) But at one point the Singer sings a story very similar to the Greeks’ situation (pp.
W. (1895) Euripides the Rationalist: A Study in the History of Art and Religion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Walton, J. M. (2010) Euripides Our Contemporary. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. Part 1 The Tragedies of War and Its Aftermath: The Trojan Cycle ∵ Chapter 1 Iphigenia at Aulis Mary-Kay Gamel Euripides’ Iphigenia at Aulis is full of reversals. Before the play starts the Greek fleet has assembled at Aulis to sail to Asia Minor and attack Troy, but the winds are not blowing.