PDF | On Jan 1, , SILVIA BARBANTANI and others published EURIPIDE, ALCESTI. Alcesti (in greco antico: Ἄλκηστις, Álkēstis) è una tragedia di Euripide, rappresentata probabilmente alle Dionisie del a.C. (è la tragedia euripidea più antica. Alcesti has 2 ratings and 0 reviews. L’Alcesti è una meditazione della morte, la prima meditazione della morte che noi abbiamo nella storia dell’Occident.

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A dramaturgical comparison of these plays will show that Euripides did not represent a sacrifice of love, but wanted to innovate the story focusing on the character of Admetus and his tragical role. Gluck and Calzabigi, instead, highlighted the theme of love in order to represent universal human values, in such a way that every dramaturgical element is eventually referred to love. All the heroes are given genealogical details that often contribute to their characterisation.

The present work has a main aim to study the choral songs and the spectacle from three plays of Euripides, having as surmise the studies in the semiology of the theatrical performances as well the studies in classical philology. Published in the Spring issue of Valley Humanities Review, this paper examines the different characterizations of Euripides’ Heracles and Gluck’s Hercules, concluding that the speed with which the latter was inserted into his part left his character bereft of the complexity and beautiful mysticism inherent in his ancient Greek inspiration.

Women on the Edge: Gluck’s decision to add the character Hercules to his French operatic adaption of Euripides’ drama Alcestis has often been interpreted as an attempt to return to a more faithful rendering of the Greek original.



Apollonios assumes a knowledge of this famous quarrel among his readers or hearers, and he shows the sad consequences of this unreconciled generational conflict by breaking the convention of filiation and silently calling to mind the unresolved problems of the Alcestis. Celebrity Strongman or Kindly Deliverer? The three studied plays are: One of these strategies is to present the roles as they are seen by the others, in order to show both their acting and their psychological conditions.

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The third technique is euripice create discussions between two couples of characters of whose one is a god and another is a mortal. Giovanni Raboni e i tragici greci: Genealogie als intertextuelles Spiel.

Modern Greek theatre and national cultural identity. Help Center Find new research papers in: Sutherland uses the ancient myth as kernel to articulate dramatically tensions inherent in the African society of the time when traditional values are contrasted with newly imported and appropriated ethics.

In Chapter I, we examinated a,cesti theoretical surmises about the semiology of the theatrical performances, and the legacy of the Classical Studies about the performance in the Greek antiquity. Log In Sign Up. In all these techniques, which he uses with a ehripide rhetorical ability, there is always a fundamental idea as a revealing factor and base of discussion.

Son distintas las estrategias a las que recurre con este fin. C; and Iphigeneia in Aulis, performed about or b. AbstRAct Euripides distinguishes himself among the authors of tragedy for the ability to transform mythological stereotypes into human beings with a specific personal identity. In Book 1 of the Argonautica, Apollonios Rhodios counts out the names of 55 heroes who set off to win the Golden Fleece.


L'”Alcesti” di Euripide : non si scherza con la morte.

However, there is another solution to the problem. On the other hand, Ampoma his wife chooses to die for the husband she loves. Alcestis, performed for the first time in b. In what euipide perhaps the most bitter agon in Greek tragedy, the father and son quarrel so severely that Admetus throws his parents out of the house and from then on wishes not to be regarded as their son.

In the conclusion, we present the theatrical latency of the studied texts, which from the reading reveal their potentiality of scenic realization, that is to say, their potentiality of performance. He uses different strategies for this purpose.

Ads help cover our server costs. Moreover, it will be clear how other differences are due to the impossibility for the Opera to resort to the formal stereotypes of the ancient drama. Four Plays by Euripides. Skip to main content. Remember me on this computer.