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Euripides' escape-tragedies [electronic resource] : a study of Helen, Andromeda, and Iphigenia among the Taurians / Matthew Wright.

Author/Creator:
Wright, Matthew (Matthew Ephraim)
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (442 p.)
Subjects:
Euripides -- Criticism and interpretation.
Euripides. Iphigenia in Tauris.
Euripides. Andromeda.
Euripides. Helen.
Helen, of Troy, Queen of Sparta -- In literature.
Andromeda (Greek mythology) in literature.
Iphigenia (Mythological character) -- In literature. in literature.
Escape in literature.
Tragedy.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
"This is a study of three late plays of Euripides: Helen, Andromeda and Iphigenia among the Taurians. This book examines central themes such as myth, geography, cultural identity, philosophy, religion, and genre. Matthew Wright presents a new interpretation of the plays, arguing that they are a thematically connected trilogy"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Contents; Notes on Conventions; Prolegomena; 1 Escape-Tragedies; 2 Myth, Fiction, Innovation; 3 A Tragic Landscape; 4 Tragedy of Ideas; 5 The Tragic Universe; Afterword; Bibliography; Index Locorum; General Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [389]-413) and indexes.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-19-170655-8
9786612199417
1-280-90574-3
9786610905744
0-19-153445-5
1-4356-2305-3
OCLC:
726735451
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