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Gender and the city in Euripides" political plays

by Daniel Mendelsohn

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece.
    • Subjects:
    • Euripides -- Political and social views,
    • Euripides,
    • Political plays, Greek -- History and criticism,
    • Man-woman relationships in literature,
    • Politics and literature -- Greece,
    • City and town life in literature,
    • Mythology, Greek, in literature,
    • Sex role in literature,
    • Tragedy

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [234]-248) and index.

      StatementDaniel Mendelsohn.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA3978 .M43 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 257 p. ;
      Number of Pages257
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3569875M
      ISBN 100199249563
      LC Control Number2002072558

      Burian, P. H. “Gender and the City: Antigone from Hegel to Butler and Back.” When Worlds Elide, edited by J. P. Euben and K. Bassi, Lexington Books Burian, P. H. “Review of D. Mendelsohn, Gender and the City in Euripides’ Political Plays.” Classical Review. Euripides' Suppliant Women and Heraclidae owe their low place in modern esteem to A. W. Schlegel, who, in his epoch-making Lectures on Dramatic Art (), made the shattered image of Euripides the pedestal for the monument of Aeschylus. His criticism of these two plays was not genuine interpretation but the application of irrelevant standards. In seeking to find what the poet did not purport.

      Through readings of select plays, she explores the politics of Euripides’ radical aesthetics, showing how formal innovation generates political passions with real-world consequences. Euripides’ plays have long perplexed readers. With their disjointed plots, comic touches, and frequent happy endings, they seem to stretch the boundaries of. Review of D. Mendelsohn, Gender and the City in Euripides’ Political Plays. Classical Review (January ) Review of John Porter, Eric Csapo, C.W. Marshall, Robert C. Ketterer, eds., Crossing the Stages: The Production, Performance and Reception of Ancient Theater (Syllecta Classica 10). Bryn Mawr Classical Review 11 ().

      Gender and the City in Euripides' Political Plays by Daniel Mendelsohn When in the ninth century AD there was a revival of learning in Byzantium and a renewed interest in the ancient classics, some plays of the three great tragic poets of the fifth century BC were selected for transfer from their fragile, perishable papyrus rolls to sheets of.   Medea - Ebook written by Euripides. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or .


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The first full-length study of Children of Herakles and Suppliant Women to appear in fifty years, Gender and the City in Euripides' Political Plays uses fresh insights into the Greek conception of gender and the Athenian ideology of civic identity to demonstrate at last the formal elegance and intellectual complexity of two works that are still dismissed as artistic failures within the poet's : Daniel Mendelsohn.

The first full-length study of Euripides Children of Herakles and Suppliant Women to appear in fifty years, Gender and the City in Euripides’ Political Plays uses fresh insights into the Greek conception of gender and the Athenian ideology of civic identity to demonstrate at last the formal elegance and intellectual complexity of two works that were long dismissed as artistic failures within the poet’s oeuvre.

Gender and the City in Euripides' Political Plays Daniel Mendelsohn. The only book-length study devoted to these works since Guenther Zuntz's The Political Plays of Euripides () Re-evaluates the plays in the light of contemporary critical discussion of Athenian concepts of gender and the organization of, and tensions within, the city-state.

The first full-length study of Children of Herakles and Suppliant Women to appear in fifty years, Gender and the City in Euripides' Political Plays uses fresh insights into the Greek conception of gender and the Athenian ideology of civic identity to demonstrate at last the formal elegance and intellectual complexity of two works that are still.

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[Daniel Adam Mendelsohn] -- "This is the first book-length study of Euripides' so-called p̀olitical' plays (Children of Herakles and Suppliant Women) to. A study of Euripides' "political plays" - "Children of Herakles" and "Suppliant Women".

It makes use of insights into classical Greek conceptions of gender and Athenian notions of civic identity to demonstrate that the plays are subtle and coherent exercises in political theorizing. This book is a study of Euripides' so-called ‘political plays’ (Children of Herakles and Suppliant Women).Author: Daniel Mendelsohn.

Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Washington, Euripides and Gender: The Difference the Fragments Make Research on gender in Greek tragedy has traditionally focused on the extant plays, with only sporadic recourse to discussion of the many fragmentary plays for which we have : Melissa Karen Anne Funke.

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Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Gender and the City in Euripides’ Political Plays Traditionally dismissed as propagandistic and incoherent, Euripides’ Children of Heracles and Suppliant Women have long deserved a fresh look.

Euripides (/ j ʊəˈr ɪ p ɪ d iː z /; Greek: Εὐριπίδης Eurīpídēs, pronounced [ː.pí.dɛːs]; c. – c. BC) was a tragedian of classical with Aeschylus and Sophocles, he is one of the three ancient Greek tragedians for whom a significant number of plays have ancient scholars attributed 95 plays to him but, according to the Suda, it was Born: c.

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Throughout Euripides’ Medea, the audience and readers are shown the consequences that said gender roles create. They are a part of history that may never be overcome, as developed in the play. Gender roles may never be overcome in society, nevertheless it is important to remember that they do not define a person, let alone decide their fortune.

Euripides’ Suppliant Women, Theseus and Athenocentrism in Mnemosyne. Author: James Morwood 1 Mendelsohn D. Gender and the City in Euripides’ Political Plays Oxford His important book will surely have a considerable impact on the study of supplication in Greek tragedy.

It is regrettable therefore that he gets key facts about the Author: James Morwood. This introductory chapter begins with a description of the current state of interpretative >aporia surrounding Euripedes' plays, Children of Herakles and Suppliant Women.

It argues that the widespread interpretative dismay about the form of the texts seems to follow from erroneous assumptions about their content. It is also argued that in the political plays, the pairings of seemingly opposite Author: Daniel Mendelsohn.Euripides' Electra and the play of genres,” in Cropp, et al.

– 93– Goff, B. () Citizen Bacchae. Women's Ritual Practice in Ancient by: The play was written around BCE, but describes semi-fictional events that supposedly took place years earlier. In Euripides’ day, in Ancient Greece, women had few rights. They were first the property of their fathers, and later of their husbands—and, like slaves of any gender.