Chapter1 Drama and the city of Athens To exist outside a polis is to be either greater or less than human. Aristotle All our surviving tragedies were written for and performed first in one place, Athens, in the fifth century B.C.
Aeschylus' Oresteia Outline by John Protevi / Permission to reproduce granted for academic use email@example.com / http://www.protevi.com/john/FH/PDF/Aeschylus.pdf 1.
7 M. Tierney, “ The Mysteries and the Oresteia , ” JHS 57 (1937) 11 – 21 , ar gues primarily against the “ eschatological parallels ” adduced by Thomson, but accepts the argument otherwise.
17 1 Oresteia and Odyssey T hroughou T The O dyssey , the story of Agamemnon, Klytaimnestre, and Orestes is paradigmatic for that of Odysseus, Penelope, and Telemachos.
CHAPTER 15 THE HOUSE OF ATREUS: AESCHYLUS'S ORESTEIA MAIN POINTS 1. Aeschylus's Oresteia, the only surviving Greek trilogy, examines the courses and consequences of the murder of Agamemnon by his wife, Clytemnestra, and the subsequent dilemma facing their son Orestes.
FACTA UNIVERSITATIS Series: Linguistics and Literature Vol. 6, N o 1, 2008, pp. 73 - 84 THE THEME OF ORESTEIA IN EUGENE O'NEILL' S MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA
Walter Headlam, "The Last Scene in the Eumenides," 7HS 26 (1906) 268-277, and George Thomson, The Oresteia of Aeschylus2 (Amsterdam and Prague 1966) 2.231-233. 245
FROM DIRECTOR STEPHEN WADSWORTH . THE WORLD OF AGAMEMNON . Aeschylus’s Oresteia, consisting of three plays—Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, and The
The Politics of the Trilogy Form: Lucía, the Oresteia and The Godfather PETER w. ROSE For Ambrosio Fornet I recall years ago reading an interview with Bertold Brecht in which the interviewer asked Brecht whether he thought his work would be read in a hundred years.
BIBLIOGRAPHY Primary Sources Aeschylus. The Oresteia. Tr. Richmond Lattimore. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1953. Alighieri, Dante. The Divine Comedy.