Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Helen Foley: “Classical Muses: How Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-century Women Re-imagined Greek Tragedy for the U.S. Stage” – October 8, 2008

Serious Western theater has provided a frustratingly limited range of stellar roles for women. By contrast, Greek tragedy has offered many such parts: Medera, Clytemnestra, Phaedra, Electra, Cassandra, or Hecuba to name a few. Although sixties and seventies feminists raised …

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