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dc.contributor.advisorSaglia, Diego-
dc.contributor.authorCapitani, Maria Elena-
dc.description.abstractThis thesis examines three different kinds of socio-political rewritings of Greek and Roman tragedies – Sarah Kane’s “Phaedra’s Love”, Tony Harrison’s “Prometheus”, and Martin Crimp’s “Cruel and Tender” – written, staged or screened in Britain (and, more precisely, England) between 1996 and 2004. Offering close readings of these re-visionary appropriations, this dissertation analyses some of the innumerable and unexpected forms that ancient tragedy can assume today. In particular, it explores how three talented British authors have subverted the conventions of the noblest literary and dramatic genre in order to (re)write contemporaneity in ways that oscillate between the personal and the public, the local and the global, the national and the
dc.publisherUniversità degli Studi di Parma. Dipartimento di Antichistica, Lingue, Educazione e Filosofiait
dc.relation.ispartofseriesDottorato di ricerca in Filologia Greca e Latina (e Fortuna dei Classici)it
dc.rights© Maria Elena Capitani, 2016it
dc.subjectSarah Kaneit
dc.subjectTony Harrisonit
dc.subjectMartin Crimpit
dc.titleThe Politics of Re-(en)visioning: Contemporary British Rewritings of Greek and Roman Tragediesit
dc.typeDoctoral thesisit
dc.subject.soggettarioLetteratura drammatica inglese - Sec.
dc.subject.soggettarioTeatro inglese - Sec.
dc.subject.soggettarioTeatro inglese - Sec.
dc.subject.miurL-LIN/10 Letteratura Ingleseit
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