Un libro in lingua di Thalia Papadopoulou edito da Intl Pub Marketing Inc, 2008

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Phoenician Women, one of Euripides' later tragedies, is an intriguing play that arguably displays some of his finest dramatic technique. Rich in cast and varied in incident, it is an example of Euripides' experimentation with structure. The play was very popular throughout antiquity, becoming part of the so-called 'Byzantine triad' (along with Hecuba and Orestes) of plays studied in the school curriculum.
Thalia Papadopoulou here offers a thorough survey of the play in its historical context, against the background of Athenian tragedy and Euripidean dramaturgy. Employing various critical approaches, she investigates the literary tradition and the dynamics of intertextuality, Euripidean dramatic technique, the use of rhetoric, characterisation, gender, the function of the Chorus, aspects of performance and the reception of the play from antiquity to modern times.

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