Thalia Papadopoulou's Aeschylus: Suppliants (Companions to Greek and Roman PDF

By Thalia Papadopoulou

ISBN-10: 0715639137

ISBN-13: 9780715639139

Aeschylus' 'Suppliants' dramatises the parable of the fifty daughters of Danaos, who flee Egypt and are available to Argos as suppliants, attempting to get away compelled marriage to their Egyptian cousins. It used to be lengthy thought of to be the earliest surviving tragedy. Even after the mid-20th century, while new proof confirmed a later date for the play, critics tended to sentence it for its alleged 'archaic' positive aspects. consequently it has lengthy been underestimated, even if a cautious exam finds it to be some of the most interesting tragedies. This better half employs a number of serious methods to set the play in its literary, dramatic, social and historic contexts, and in addition bargains a radical exam of the functionality of the tragedy, investigating themes comparable to degree, motion, tune, track and dance.

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