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Aeschylus' Oresteia : a literary commentary

Author: D J Conacher
Publisher: Toronto ; London : University of Toronto Press, 1989, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The major part of Conacher's work is a detailed running commentary on, and dramatic analysis of, the three plays. It is supplemented in notes and appendixes by discussions of the philological  Read more...

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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Conacher, Desmond J.
Aeschylus Oresteia : A Literary Commentary.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2000
Named Person: Aeschylus.; Aeschylus; Orestes, King of Argos (Mythological character); Aeschylus.; Orestes, King of Argos (Mythological character)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: D J Conacher
ISBN: 9781442670679 1442670673
OCLC Number: 505134414
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 229 pages)
Contents: ""CONTENTS""; ""PREFACE""; ""ONE / AGAMEMNON""; ""1 Introductory comment: the play and the trilogy""; ""2 Prologue and parodos (vv 1�257)""; ""3 First episode and first stasimon (vv 258�487)""; ""4 Second episode (the 'Herald scene') and second stasimon (vv 489�781)""; ""5 Third episode (Agamemnon and Clytemnestra) and third stasimon (vv 782�1034)""; ""6 Fourth episode, including first kommos (the 'Cassandra scene') (vv 1035�1330)""; ""7 Fifth episode and second kommos (the off-stage murder and its aftermath) (vv 1343�1576)""; ""8 Exodos (the 'Aegisthus scene') (vv 1577�1673)"" ""Appendix 1 to chapter 1: Problems in the parodos of Agamemnon""""i: The anger of Artemis""; ""ii: 'Knowledge through suffering' in the 'Hymn to Zeus'""; ""iii: The guilt of Agamemnon""; ""Appendix 2 to chapter 1: The entry of Clytemnestra, with particular reference to vv 489�502""; ""TWO / CHOEPHORI (THE LIBATION BEARERS)""; ""1 Preliminary comment""; ""2 Prologue, parodos, and first episode (vv 1�305)""; ""3 The 'great kommos' (vv 306�478)""; ""4 Second episode and first stasimon (vv 479�651)""; ""5 Third episode (vv 652�782)""; ""6 Second stasimon (vv 783�837)"" ""7 Fourth episode (vv 838�934) and third stasimon (vv 935�72)""""8 Exodos (vv 973�1076)""; ""THREE / EUMENIDES""; ""1 Prologue, parodos, and first episode (vv 1�234)""; ""2 Second episode, part 1 (vv 235�53); second parodos (vv 254�75); second episode, part 2 (vv 276�306)""; ""3 First stasimon (vv 307�96)""; ""4 Third episode (vv 397�488)""; ""5 Second stasimon (vv 490�565)""; ""6 Fourth episode (vv 566�777); the 'trial scene'""; ""7 The 'conversion' of the Erinyes (vv 778�1020); the escorting of the Erinyes to their new home (vv 1021�47)"" ""Appendix to chapter 3: Some views on the political and social aspects of the Eumenides""""i: Preliminary comment""; ""ii: Political aspects of the Eumenides""; ""iii: The 'male-female conflict' in the Eumenides and in the trilogy""; ""BIBLIOGRAPHY""
Responsibility: D.J. Conacher.
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