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Euripides and the poetics of sorrow

art, gender, and commemoration in Alcestis, Hippolytus, and Hecuba
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Duke University Press , Durham, N.C
Euripides -- Criticism and interpretation., Hippolytus (Greek mythology) in literature., Hecuba (Legendary character) in literature., Alcestis (Greek mythology) in literature., Trojan War -- Literature and the war., Sex role in literature., Grief in literature., Tra
StatementCharles Segal.
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LC ClassificationsPA3978 .S5 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 317 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1407186M
ISBN 10082231360X
LC Control Number93015565

In place of the epic muse of martial glory, Euripides, Segal argues, evokes a muse of sorrows who transforms the suffering of individuals into a "common grief for all the citizens," a community of shared feeling in the : Charles Segal.

This question, how suffering and sorrow become the stuff of aesthetic delight, is at the center of Charles Segal’s new book, which collects and expands his recent explorations of Euripides’ art. Alcestis, Hippolytus, and Hecuba, the three early plays interpreted here, are linked by common themes of violence, death, lamentation and.

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Book Pages: Illustrations: Published: October Author: Charles Segal. Subjects Gender and Sexuality, Literature and Literary Studies > Literary Criticism, Pre-Modern Studies > Classical Studies Author: Charles Segal.

In place of the epic muse of martial glory, Euripides, Segal argues, evokes a muse of sorrows who transforms the suffering of individuals into a "common grief for all the citizens," a community of. Euripides and the Poetics of Sorrow: Art, Gender, and Commemoration in Alcestis, Hippolytus, and Hecuba.

By Segal. Charles Segal Charles Segal is Professor of Greek and Latin at Harvard University. He is the author of numerous books, including Lucretius on Death and Anxiety, Orpheus: The Myth of the Poet, and I nterpreting Greek Tragedy.

In place of the epic muse of martial glory, Euripides, Segal argues, evokes a muse of sorrows who transforms the suffering of individuals into a "common grief for all the citizens," a community of shared feeling in the : Duke University Press.

In place of the epic muse of martial glory, Euripides, Segal argues, evokes a muse of sorrows who transforms the suffering of individuals into a "common grief for all the citizens," a community of shared feeling in the by: This question, how suffering and sorrow become the stuff of aesthetic delight, is at the center of Charles Segal's new book, which collects and expands his recent explorations of Euripides' art.

"Alcestis, Hippolytus," and "Hecuba," the three early plays interpreted here, are linked by common themes of violence, death, lamentation and mourning. This book explores how Euripides’ poetic imagination shaped his vision of tragedy in three plays: Alcestis, Hippolytus, and Hecuba.

The first two have long been recognized as masterpieces of Greek drama and remain among the most discussed works of Greek literature. Buy Euripides and the Poetics of Sorrow: Art, Gender, and Commemoration in "Aclestis", "Hippolytus", and "Hecuba" by Charles Segal (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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[REVIEW] Karelisa Hartigan - - Classical World: A. In his play Bacchae, Euripides chooses as his central figure the god who crosses the boundaries among god, man, and beast, between reality and imagination, and between art and madness. In so doing, he explores what in tragedy is able to reach beyond the social, ritual, and historical context from which tragedy itself rises.

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Segal has patched together a series of themes that he will explore, including Euripides' self-conscious artistry, trage dy's role as a public festival of ritualized mourning and commemo. In his play Bacchae, Euripides chooses as his central figure the god who crosses the boundaries among god, man, and beast, between reality and imagination, and between art and so doing, he explores what in tragedy is able to reach beyond the social, ritual, and historical context from which tragedy itself rises/5(15).

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Using deconstructionist and feminist theory, this book investigates the theme of the lost voice of truth and justice in four Euripidean.

4 Against Euripides Aristotle makes the following criticisms: (1)his choruses are often irrelevant; (2)the character of the heroine in his Iphigeneia in Tauris is inconsistent; (3)in the Medea the deliberate killing of the children is ineffective and the play is inartistically ended by the machina; (4)the character of Menelaus.

Editorial team. General Editors: David Bourget (Western Ontario) David Chalmers (ANU, NYU) Area Editors: David Bourget Gwen Bradford. The Poetics of Failure in Ancient Greece offers an innovative approach to archaic and classical Greek literature by focusing on an original and rather unexplored topic.

Through close readings of epic, lyric, and tragic poetry, the book engages into a thorough discourse on error, loss, and inadequacy as a personal and collective experience.

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[ ] this book advances and deepens our understanding of Euripidean language and poetic technique, and of the world in which Euripides lived and that inspired him.