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Theatre of the condemned : classical tragedy on Greek prison islands

Author: Gonda Aline Hector van Steen
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Classical presences
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the productions of classical tragedies staged by political prisoners of the Greek Civil War, focusing on the interpretation the detainees gave to their productions and the rationale behind  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gonda Aline Hector van Steen
ISBN: 9780199572885 0199572887
OCLC Number: 697775646
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 354 p. :) : ill.
Contents: Introduction: Collectivity within the Confines of an Island ; 1. Selections, Occasions, Origins, and Objectives ; 2. Makronisos: Island of the 'Greek Inventors of Barbarian Evils' ; 3. Female Prisoners Learning (in) Defiance: What's Playing on Trikeri? ; 4. The Prison and the Past as Theatre: Aeschylus 'Persians' on Ai Stratis, September 1951 ; 5. 'Suspect Always Like the Truth': The 'Antigone' of Aris Alexandrou ; 6. Alexandrou's 'Antigone' (Greek text and English translation) ; Conclusion
Series Title: Classical presences
Responsibility: Gonda Van Steen.

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stunning ... Van Steen has beautifully translated Alexandrou's lyrical text * Diana Gilliland Wright, Bryn Mawr Classical Review * Theatre of the Condemned contains scrupulous scholarship, Read more...

 
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