The Play of Words von Giulia Maria Chesi | Blood Ties and Power Relations in Aeschylus' "Oresteia" | ISBN 9783110334319

The Play of Words

Blood Ties and Power Relations in Aeschylus' "Oresteia"

von Giulia Maria Chesi
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The Play of Words

Blood Ties and Power Relations in Aeschylus' "Oresteia"

von Giulia Maria Chesi
„The play of words“ examines the dynamics of interfamilial violence in the Oresteia. It argues that the key element of the play's discourse about violence is to be found in the inquiry for a definition of Clytemnestra's motherhood. The failure of this research challenges the reader with some open questions: who is Clytemnestra? Where is justice if a mother dies? By reading the play's narrative on interfamilial violence and matricide as a narrative of uncertainties in terms of the role of the mother figure, this book illustrates the complexity of the maternal role of Clytemnestra. It also breaks silence among scholars, who have generally portrayed Clytemnestra as the bad mother who kills the children's father and as the bad wife who betrays her husband.

ISBN-Daten

Hardcover
231 Seiten
Auflage
1
erschienen am
14.07.2014
Sprache
Englisch
ISBN-10
3-11-033431-3
ISBN-13
978-3-11-033431-9
Maße
23 x 15,5 cm, 450 gr
Lieferstatus
verfügbar
Preis (UVP)
92,95 €*

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