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Children of Oedipus, and other essays on the imitation of Greek tragedy, 1550-1800 / Martin Mueller.

Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [1980] .
ISBN 0802063810, 0802054781

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Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
European drama (Tragedy) -- Greek influences.
Greek drama (Tragedy) -- Adaptations -- History and criticism.
Greek drama (Tragedy) -- Appreciation -- Europe.
Greek drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism.
Griekse oudheid.
Tragédie européenne -- Influence grecque.
Tragédie grecque -- Histoire et critique.
Description xiv, 282 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1980]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-278) and index.
Contents 1. Humanist tragedy: Humanist tragedy as the mediator between ancient and modern tragedy -- The historical vision of tragedy: Garnier's Antigone -- 2. Towards Phèdre: Dramaturgical and thematic aspects of versions in seventeenth century France -- Phèdre -- 3. The neoclassical vision of Greece: Iphigenie auf Tauris and Penthesilea -- Moral and aesthetic tendencies in eighteenth-century adaptations of Greek tragedy -- The internationalization of eighteenth-century patterns of transformation in Iphigenie auf Tauris -- The fall of an ideal: Kleist's Penthesilea -- 4. Children of Oedipus: Oedipus Rex as tragedy of knowledge: Voltaire's Oedipe and Kleist's Der zerbrochene Krug -- Oedipus Rex as tragedy of fate: Corneille's Oedipe and Schiller's Die Braut von Messina -- Oedipus Rex and modern analytical drama: Ibsen's Ghosts -- 5. Scriptural tragedy à l'antique: Buchanan's Jephtha -- The scriptural tragedies of de La Taille and Garnier -- Athalie as displaced Oresteia and scriptural tragedy -- The tragedy of deliverance: Samson agonistes -- 6. Epic and tragedy: The tragic epic: Paradise lost and the Iliad -- Dido and Bérénice.
Geographic Area Europe
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5726798
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WorldCat Identities Mueller, Martin, 1939-
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