Narrative, Myth, and Religion
|Series title:||Untersuchungen Zur Antiken Literatur und Geschichte Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||De Gruyter, Inc.|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $126.00|
| Book Description: |
This unique volume is an accessible yet in-depth narratological study of Euripides’ Alcestis. It contextualizes the play in terms of its reception by the original audience, locating the intricate narrative tropes of the plot in the dynamics of fifth-century Athenian mythology and religion. It will reward readers interested in Greek literature and especially Euripidean tragedy, as well as in modern literary theory and especially narratology.