A Study of Helen, Andromeda, and Iphigenia Among the Taurians
By (author) Matthew Wright
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Euripides' Escape-Tragedies by Matthew Wright
Book DescriptionThis is the first major critical study of three late plays of Euripides: Helen, Andromeda and Iphigenia among the Taurians. Matthew Wright offers a sustained reading of the plays, arguing that they are a thematically connected trilogy. He re-examines central themes such as myth, geography, cultural identity, philosophy, religion, and (crucially) genre. These are not separate topics, but are seen as being joined together to form an intricate nexus of ideas. The book has implications for our view of Euripides and the tragic genre as a whole.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199274512
(224mm x 145mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 24-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Matthew Wright
Matthew Wright is Lecturer in Classics, Department of Classics and Ancient History, University of Exeter.
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