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After Electra

Eden Liddelow

After Electra

rage, grief, and hope in twentieth-century fiction

by Eden Liddelow

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Published by Australian Scholarly in Melbourne .
Written in English

    Places:
  • English-speaking countries
    • Subjects:
    • English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
    • Women and literature -- English-speaking countries -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Commonwealth fiction (English) -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
    • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-206) and index.

      StatementEden Liddelow.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR888.W6 L53 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination211 p. ;
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3747462M
      ISBN 101740970055
      LC Control Number2003428449

      Electra is one of the most popular mythological characters in tragedies. She is the main character in two Greek tragedies, Electra by Sophocles and Electra by is also the central figure in plays by Aeschylus, Alfieri, Voltaire, Hofmannsthal, and Eugene O'Neill. Her characteristic can be stated as a vengeful soul in The Libation Bearers, the second play of Aeschylus' Oresteia. How It (Supposedly) Went Down Brief Summary. At the urging of his sister, Electra, and the god Apollo, Orestes kills his mom, Clytemnestra, as payback for her murder of Agamemnon, Orestes' dad. Orestes' bloody deed majorly ticks off the dark-winged Furies who drive Orestes insane by torturing the crap out of him wherever he goes. Eventually, Apollo intervenes and sets up a trial in Athens.

        After Electra, Drum, Theatre Royal Plymouth. Photo: Steve Tanner. Then de Angelis undermines things again by falling back on a device she’s used before: the 3/5. Set in the city of Argos a few years after the Trojan war, 'Electra' recounts the tale of Electra and the vengeance that she and her brother Orestes take on their mother Clytemnestra and step father Aegisthus for the murder of their father, ed on: Aug

      Electra, obsessed by dreams of avenging her father's murder, impatiently awaits the return of her exiled brother Orestes. After his arrival Electra uses Orestes as her instrument of vengeance, killing their mother's husband, then their mother herself - and only afterward do they see the evil inherent in these seemingly just : Paperback. Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. Under the general editorship of Peter Burian and Alan.


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After Electra's dialogue with the chorus, Chrysothemis, Electra's younger sister, enters the stage with funeral offerings in hand. This encounter marks the drama's first episode, or scene. Chrysothemis approaches Electra and scolds her for once again standing in the doorway and mourning the injustice of her father's murder and her own resulting.

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Jebb dates it between BC and BC. Set in the city of Argos a few years Characters: Orestes, Electra, Chrysothemis, old. Synopsis The Sun Sister is the sixth instalment in the multi-million selling epic series, The Seven Sisters, written by the No.1 bestselling author Lucinda Riley 'The Sun Sister is a masterclass in beautiful writing' The Sun To the outside world, Electra D’Aplièse seems to be the woman with everything: as one of the world’s top models, she is beautiful, rich and : Lucinda Riley.

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Electra Summary. Electra opens in Mycenae, in Ancient Greece. Before we can delve into this story, we need a bit of back story. When Agamemnon, the resident King, returned from the Trojan War, his wife Clytemnestra and her lover Aegisthus murdered him and usurped the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, Electra, smuggled her brother Orestes out of town so that he could.

“Electra” is widely considered to be Sophocles‘ best character drama, due to the thoroughness of its examination of the morals and motives of Electra herself.

Where Aeschylus told the story with an eye to the ethical issues associated, Sophocles (like Euripides) addresses the problem of character, and asks what kind of woman would want Ratings:   But, always more committed as an artist than a mother, Virgie has not reckoned on her family and friends' determination to thwart her plans.

A moving black comedy that reimagines the meaning of family, April De Angelis' After Electra premiered at the Theatre Royal Plymouth, in April before transferring to the Tricycle Theatre, : Print book: Drama: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: A moving black comedy that reimagines the meaning of family, April De Angelis' After Electra premiered at the Theatre Royal Plymouth, in April before transferring to the Tricycle Theatre, London.

The Electra complex is a psychoanalytic term used to describe a girl's sense of competition with her mother for the affections of her father. It is comparable to the male Oedipus complex. According to Freud, during female psychosexual development, a young girl is. In Electra after Freud, Jill Scott leaves that couple behind and argues convincingly for the primacy of the countermyth of Agamemnon and his daughter.

Through a lens of Freudian and feminist psychoanalysis, this book views renderings of the Electra myth in twentieth-century literature and culture. Allen & Unwin is Australia's leading independent book publisher and has been voted "Publisher of the Year" thirteen times including the inaugural award in and eleven times since After Electra - April de Angelis - - Allen & Unwin - Australia.

Get this from a library. After Electra. [April De Angelis] -- It's Virgie's 84th birthday and she is bucking convention. But, always more committed as an artist than a mother, Virgie has not reckoned on her family and friends' determination to thwart her plans.

While Electra is emotionally motivated to revenge by an intense desire for justice, Orestes has not shared her experiences, nor has he suffered as his sister has at the hands of his father's killers. His primary motivation, then, is the accurate fulfillment of Apollo's oracle.

Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals.

Under the general editorship of Peter Burian and. After Electra Paperback – 2 April by de Angelis (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings.

See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Kindle Edition "Please retry" £ /5(3).A moving black comedy that reimagines the meaning of family, April De Angelis' After Electra premiered at the Theatre Royal Plymouth, in April before transferring to the Tricycle Theatre, London.