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Aeschylus's Suppliant Women

The Tragedy of Immigration

Aeschylus's Suppliant Women( )
Author: Bakewell, Geoffrey W.
Series title:Wisconsin Studies in Classics Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:University of Wisconsin Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

This book offers a provocative interpretation of a relatively neglected tragedy, Aeschylus's Suppliant Women. Although the play's subject is a venerable myth, it frames the flight of the daughters of Danaus from Egypt to Greece in starkly contemporary terms, emphasizing the encounter between newcomers and natives. Some scholars read Suppliant Women as modeling successful social integration, but Geoffrey W. Bakewell argues that the play demonstrates, above all, the...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Ancient & Classical
History / Ancient / Greece
Social Science / Emigration & Immigration
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.7 Inches

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