The Resource Euripides : comprehensive research and study guide, edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom

Euripides : comprehensive research and study guide, edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom

Label
Euripides : comprehensive research and study guide
Title
Euripides
Title remainder
comprehensive research and study guide
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the plots, characters, and themes of the dramatist's most important works
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Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
PA3978
LC item number
.E88 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Bloom, Harold
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  • Euripides
  • Euripides
  • Mythology, Greek, in literature
  • Tragedy
  • Mythology, Greek, in literature
  • Tragedy
Label
Euripides : comprehensive research and study guide, edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-114) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Biography of Euripides -- Plot summary of Alcestis -- List of characters in Alcestis -- Critical views on Alcestis : Gilbert Murray on the Play as pro-satyr ; Anne Pippin Burnett on the Virtues of Admetus ; Philip Vellacott on the Play as critique of ancient marriage customs ; Justina Gregory on the Distinction between necessity and free will ; Nicole Loraux on the Ambiguous nature of feminine glory in tragedy ; Robert C. Ketterer on the Statue motif -- Plot summary of The Bacchae -- List of characters in The Bacchae -- Critical views on The Bacchae : Gilbert Murray on Euripides' originality ; William Sale psychoanalyzes Pentheus ; William C. Scott on the Symbolic significance of light and darkness in the play ; Charles Segal on the Play's enactment of the paradoxical nature of tragedy ; John E.G. Whitehorne on the Spectacle of Pentheus' remains ; Mary R. Lefkowitz on Euripides' traditionalism in portraying the power of the gods ; Valdis Leinieks on Pentheus' erroneous perception ; Daniel Mark Epstein on Religious ecstasies in ancient and modern times
  • Cont'd: Plot summary of Medea -- List of characters in Medea -- Critical views on Medea : Gilbert Murray of Euripides' realism ; Philip Vellacott on Medea as champion of oppressed women ; Bernard Knox on Medea's superhuman qualities ; Helene P. Foley on Medea's passion and reason ; Bernd Seidensticker on Medea's masculine role ; Eleanor Wilner on the Play's cynicism ; Edith Hall on the Play's reception -- Plot summary of Iphigeneia at Aulis -- List of characters in Iphigeneia at Aulis -- Critical views on Iphigeneia at Aulis : Gilbert Murray on the Play as turning point in the history of Greek drama ; John Ferguson on the Iphigeneia's heroism ; Philip Vellacott on the Play as a comment on war ; Helene P. Foley on the Intertwining significance of marriage and sacrifice ; Dale Chant on Role inversions in the play ; Edith Hall on Decision-making in the play
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
119 pages
Isbn
9780791063569
Lccn
2002012360
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)50323043
  • (OCoLC)ocm50323043
Label
Euripides : comprehensive research and study guide, edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-114) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Biography of Euripides -- Plot summary of Alcestis -- List of characters in Alcestis -- Critical views on Alcestis : Gilbert Murray on the Play as pro-satyr ; Anne Pippin Burnett on the Virtues of Admetus ; Philip Vellacott on the Play as critique of ancient marriage customs ; Justina Gregory on the Distinction between necessity and free will ; Nicole Loraux on the Ambiguous nature of feminine glory in tragedy ; Robert C. Ketterer on the Statue motif -- Plot summary of The Bacchae -- List of characters in The Bacchae -- Critical views on The Bacchae : Gilbert Murray on Euripides' originality ; William Sale psychoanalyzes Pentheus ; William C. Scott on the Symbolic significance of light and darkness in the play ; Charles Segal on the Play's enactment of the paradoxical nature of tragedy ; John E.G. Whitehorne on the Spectacle of Pentheus' remains ; Mary R. Lefkowitz on Euripides' traditionalism in portraying the power of the gods ; Valdis Leinieks on Pentheus' erroneous perception ; Daniel Mark Epstein on Religious ecstasies in ancient and modern times
  • Cont'd: Plot summary of Medea -- List of characters in Medea -- Critical views on Medea : Gilbert Murray of Euripides' realism ; Philip Vellacott on Medea as champion of oppressed women ; Bernard Knox on Medea's superhuman qualities ; Helene P. Foley on Medea's passion and reason ; Bernd Seidensticker on Medea's masculine role ; Eleanor Wilner on the Play's cynicism ; Edith Hall on the Play's reception -- Plot summary of Iphigeneia at Aulis -- List of characters in Iphigeneia at Aulis -- Critical views on Iphigeneia at Aulis : Gilbert Murray on the Play as turning point in the history of Greek drama ; John Ferguson on the Iphigeneia's heroism ; Philip Vellacott on the Play as a comment on war ; Helene P. Foley on the Intertwining significance of marriage and sacrifice ; Dale Chant on Role inversions in the play ; Edith Hall on Decision-making in the play
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
119 pages
Isbn
9780791063569
Lccn
2002012360
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)50323043
  • (OCoLC)ocm50323043

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