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Classical Antiquity (2024) 43 (1): 19–49.
Published: 01 April 2024
...Chiara Graf This paper is an attempt to think through paranoia’s epistemic and affective features, which pervade both the worldview presented in Senecan tragedy and the inner life of many of its protagonists. Drawing upon recent literary-critical work, I argue that paranoia is temporally...
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Classical Antiquity (2023) 42 (2): 229–236.
Published: 01 October 2023
... to Euripidean tragedy and antiquity more broadly, as well as the characteristic blending of academic and artistic styles that inform her translation poetics. The introduction includes details of the themes explored in the special issue, together with summaries of the eight ‘takes’ that make up the collection...
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Classical Antiquity (2023) 42 (2): 322–337.
Published: 01 October 2023
....” The artist speaks on going against what is visually expected or plausible, in her use of surprising imagery to convey and counterpoint suffering, and touches upon the use of humor to bring the tragedy into sharp focus. Bruno explains how the comic-book format can communicate radical ideas...
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Classical Antiquity (2023) 42 (2): 237–248.
Published: 01 October 2023
... by the “Chorus of Theban vets,” in the gnomic, ritualistic manner of the chorus in ancient Greek tragedy: 9 “I think there is no such thing as an innocent landscape,” said Anselm Kiefer, painter of forests grown tall on bones. . . . “I think there is no such thing as an innocent landscape,” said...
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Classical Antiquity (2023) 42 (1): 87–120.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Ella Haselswerdt On some accounts, Sophocles’ Philoctetes is most notable for what it lacks: alone among the extant Attic tragedies, there are no women in the dramatis personae; alone among the extant plays of Sophocles, no characters die; and the chorus plays a relatively diminished role, adhering...
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Classical Antiquity (2022) 41 (1): 67–90.
Published: 01 April 2022
...’ Andromache thus concludes with the restoration of mortal sexual and reproductive order, yet through Andromache’s encounter with Thetis, it also gestures to the queer and startling freedom of a barren future. © 2022 by The Regents of the University of California 2022 Euripides Andromache tragedy...
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Classical Antiquity (2021) 40 (1): 1–44.
Published: 01 April 2021
... to tales of the traumatic past of their ancestor Io and her son Epaphos (“Touch”), offers a productive stage for testing the applicability of these theoretical frames to the genre of ancient Greek tragedy. The Danaids’ turn to the past explores the agency of an ancestral trauma that reaches...
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Classical Antiquity (2020) 39 (1): 95–125.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Stefano Rebeggiani This article offers a thorough study of Virgil's interaction with the myth of Eteocles and Polynices' war for the throne of Thebes, as represented especially in Athenian tragedy. It demonstrates that allusions to the Theban myth are crucial to the Aeneid 's construction of a set...