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The reception and performance of Euripides' Herakles : reasoning madness, Kathleen Riley

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The reception and performance of Euripides' Herakles : reasoning madness
Title
The reception and performance of Euripides' Herakles
Title remainder
reasoning madness
Statement of responsibility
Kathleen Riley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A study of the reception of Euripides' tragedy 'The Madness of Herakles' from late antiquity to the present day. Kathleen Riley examines changing ideas of Heraklean madness and, consequently, of the Heraklean hero
Member of
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1974-
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Riley, Kathleen
Dewey number
882/.01
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Oxford classical monographs
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Euripides
  • Heracles
  • Heracles
  • Mental illness in literature
Label
The reception and performance of Euripides' Herakles : reasoning madness, Kathleen Riley
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Publication
Note
"This book began life as an Oxford D. Phil. thesis"--Preface
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 368-387) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
'No longer himself': the tragic fall of Euripides' Herakles -- 'Let the monster be mine': Seneca and the internalization of imperial furor -- A peculiar compound: Hercules as Renaissance man -- 'Even the earth is not room enough': Herculean selfhood on the Elizabethan stage -- Sophist, sceptic, sentimentalist: the nineteenth-century damnatio of Euripides -- The Browning version: Aristophanes' Apology and 'the perfect piece' -- The psychological hero: Herakles' lost self and the creation of Nervenkunst -- Herakles' apotheosis: the tragedy of Superman -- The Herakles complex: a Senecan diagnosis of the 'Family Annihilator' -- Creating a Herakles for our times: a montage of modern madness
Control code
ocn318675694
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 398 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191560019
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unknown
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illustrations
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318675694
Label
The reception and performance of Euripides' Herakles : reasoning madness, Kathleen Riley
Publication
Note
"This book began life as an Oxford D. Phil. thesis"--Preface
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 368-387) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
'No longer himself': the tragic fall of Euripides' Herakles -- 'Let the monster be mine': Seneca and the internalization of imperial furor -- A peculiar compound: Hercules as Renaissance man -- 'Even the earth is not room enough': Herculean selfhood on the Elizabethan stage -- Sophist, sceptic, sentimentalist: the nineteenth-century damnatio of Euripides -- The Browning version: Aristophanes' Apology and 'the perfect piece' -- The psychological hero: Herakles' lost self and the creation of Nervenkunst -- Herakles' apotheosis: the tragedy of Superman -- The Herakles complex: a Senecan diagnosis of the 'Family Annihilator' -- Creating a Herakles for our times: a montage of modern madness
Control code
ocn318675694
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 398 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191560019
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318675694

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