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eBook Euripides: Trojan Women (Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy) ePub
Author: Barbara Goff
Language: English
ISBN: 071563545X
ISBN13: 978-0715635452
Publisher: Bristol Classical Press (December 11, 2008)
Pages: 144
Category: History & Criticism
Subcategory: Literature
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Euripides' "Trojan Women" is a devastating play, acclaimed throughout the twentieth century as one of theatre's most powerful . This is another in the series of Bristol Classical Press Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy

Euripides' "Trojan Women" is a devastating play, acclaimed throughout the twentieth century as one of theatre's most powerful anti-war statements. Set at the end of the Trojan war, it depicts the women of Troy as they wait for the departure of the Greek ships that will take them into slavery. This is another in the series of Bristol Classical Press Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy.

Set at the end of the Trojan war, "Euripides' Trojan Women" depicts the . Euripides: Trojan Women Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy.

Set at the end of the Trojan war, "Euripides' Trojan Women" depicts the women of Troy as they wait to be taken into slavery. The main themes are fully discussed, and the book also introduces readers to the issues that have divided critics, such as the extent to which the play responds to the historical events of the Peloponnesian War. The final chapter, which deals with the reception of the play, offers new insights into several modern works.

series Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy. Books related to Euripides: Trojan Women. Set at the end of the Trojan war, "Euripides' Trojan Women" depicts the women of Troy as they wait to be taken into slavery. While choral songs recall the death-throes of the great city, the scenes between the old queen, Hekabe, and the women of her family explore the consequences of the defeat, from the rape of Cassandra, through the triumphant self-exculpation of Helen, to the pitiful death of the child Astyanax, who is thrown from the walls of his ravaged city.

The Trojan Women book. Among surviving Greek tragedies only Euripides' Trojan Women shows us the extinction of a whole city, an entire people

The Trojan Women book. This is a new translation of the classic play  . Among surviving Greek tragedies only Euripides' Trojan Women shows us the extinction of a whole city, an entire people. Despite its grim theme, or more likely because of the centrality of that theme to the deepest fears of our own age, this is one of "This is a new translation of the classic play. It combines a poet's translation with a scholar's introduction and notes.

Barbara Elizabeth Goff is a Classics Professor at the University of Reading

Barbara Elizabeth Goff is a Classics Professor at the University of Reading. She is well known for her contribution to the classics world in relation to her interests in Greek Tragedy and its reception; women in antiquity; postcolonial classics and reception of Greek political thought. Goff undertook her undergraduate degree at King's College Cambridge

Euripides: Trojan Women (Duckworth Companions to Greek & Roman Tragedy). 071563545X (ISBN13: 9780715635452).

Set at the end of the Trojan war, "Euripides' Trojan Women" depicts the women of Troy as they wait to be taken into slavery. Euripides: Trojan Women (Duckworth Companions to Greek & Roman Tragedy).

Euripides: Suppliant Women (Duckworth Companions to Greek & Roman Tragedy). Download (pdf, . 8 Mb) Donate Read.

This volume contains the following tragedies by Euripides:1 Euripides: Suppliant Women (Duckworth Companions to Greek & Roman Tragedy). 28 MB·32 Downloads·New!

This volume contains the following tragedies by Euripides:1. The Cyclops, translated and with an introduction by William Arrowsmith2. Heracles, translated and with an introduction by William Arrowsmith3. Euripides: Suppliant Women (Duckworth Companions to Greek & Roman Tragedy). 28 MB·32 Downloads·New! Euripides' Suppliant Women is an unfairly neglected master work by the most controversial.

Euripides' Suppliant Women is an unfairly neglected master work by the most controversial of the three great tragedians. It dramatises the story of one of the proudest moments in Athenian mythical history: the intervention of Theseus in support of international law to force the burial of the Argive dead at Thebes. But Euripides adds new characters to the story and presents the myth in a different and sometimes ambiguous light. A sense of uncertainty and undercutting pervades this play, which dramatises the sufferings of the innocent in war and then at the end foretells more war.

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Set at the end of the Trojan war, "Euripides' Trojan Women" depicts the women of Troy as they wait to be taken into slavery. While choral songs recall the death-throes of the great city, the scenes between the old queen, Hekabe, and the women of her family explore the consequences of the defeat, from the rape of Cassandra, through the triumphant self-exculpation of Helen, to the pitiful death of the child Astyanax, who is thrown from the walls of his ravaged city. Barbara Goff sets the play in its historical, dramatic and literary contexts, and provides a scene-by-scene analysis which brings out the pace and intellectual vigour of the play. The main themes are fully discussed, and the book also introduces readers to the issues that have divided critics, such as the extent to which the play responds to the historical events of the Peloponnesian War. The final chapter, which deals with the reception of the play, offers new insights into several modern works.

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