PDF KINDLE Aeschylus: Agamemnon (Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy)
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*archaic poetry from *poetry from drama had only recently sprung It considers the ethical dilemmas of the plot against contemporary fifth #century Athenian religious and political thinking and its attitude to women It engages with the play s great influence #Athenian religious and political thinking and its attitude to women It engages with the play s great influence later Attic tragedy and then considers Seneca s Roman Agamemnon and some revenge dramas of Elizabethan England. ,
Barbara Goward ☆ 8 Read & downloadAeschylus Agamemnon opening play of the Oresteia trilogy with its brilliant theatrical effects is a masterpiece The revenge plot a murder is simple the language and imagery complex #and thrilling The play features two extraordinary women the powerful dissembling ueen Clytemnestra and the frenzied prophetess Cassandra #thrilling
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Lpless chorus who are forced
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