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Adventures with Iphigenia in Tauris : a cultural history of Euripides' Black Sea tragedy

Author: Edith Hall
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Series: Onassis series in Hellenic culture.
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Adventures with Iphigenia in Tauris provides a rich narrative of the cultural history and influence of an oft-overlooked Euripidean tragedy

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Named Person: Euripides.; Euripides; Euripides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Hall
ISBN: 9780195392890 0195392892
OCLC Number: 779472262
Description: xxxii, 378 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface: The play, its myth, and the date of its first production --
Rediscovering Tauris --
Iphigenia, quest heroine --
Travel tragedy --
Plots and pots : the fourth-century popularity of Iphigenia in Tauris --
Orestes, Pylades, and Roman men --
Imperial escapades --
Escorts of Artemis --
The Christian conversion of Iphigenia --
Gluck's Iphigénie in pain --
Goethe's Iphigenie between Germany and the world --
Rites of modernism --
Women's adventures with Iphigenia --
Decolonising Thoas.
Series Title: Onassis series in Hellenic culture.
Responsibility: Edith Hall.
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In this superb and richly detailed study, Adventures with Iphigenia in Tauris, Edith Hall has orchestrated, with impassioned and assiduous attention, this remarkable afterlife of Iphigenia. Marina Read more...

 
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