The Resource Euripides' Alcestis : narrative, myth, and religion, Andreas Markantonatos

Euripides' Alcestis : narrative, myth, and religion, Andreas Markantonatos

Label
Euripides' Alcestis : narrative, myth, and religion
Title
Euripides' Alcestis
Title remainder
narrative, myth, and religion
Statement of responsibility
Andreas Markantonatos
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This unique volume is an accessible yet in-depth narratological study of Euripides' Alcestis. It contextualizes the play in terms of its reception by the original audience, locating the intricate narrative tropes of the plot in the dynamics of fifth-century Athenian mythology and religion. It will reward readers interested in Greek literature and especially Euripidean tragedy, as well as in modern literary theory and especially narratology
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
882/.01
Index
index present
LC call number
PA3978
LC item number
.M34 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte
Series volume
Band 112
Label
Euripides' Alcestis : narrative, myth, and religion, Andreas Markantonatos
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Narrative, myth, and religion: Introduction -- Tragic storytelling: form and content -- Tragic worlds: narrating the Athenian polis -- Euripides' Alcestis: narrative and interpretation -- Narrative: Introduction -- Death is death is death: narrating a world of perennial suffering -- Myth: Introduction -- Mythological intertextuality: Alcestis and Heracles -- Prophecy, theory, action: the making of a hero -- Religion: Introduction -- Death is death is life: Eleusinian Orphism and moral courage -- Death is death is life: Alcestis, Athens, and mystical salvation
Control code
ocn862746437
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (223 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110330977
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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540464
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b29300940
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)862746437
  • pebcs1306092132

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