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ANAHITA  February 1999

ANAHITA February 1999

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Re: looking for examples of mourning

From:

Marcia Halio <[log in to unmask]>

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Women and Gender in the Ancient World <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Sun, 7 Feb 1999 20:45:14 -0500

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Jim,
Have you seen Zoe Wanamaker's interpretation of Electra (Claire Bloom as
Clytemnestra)? Very powerful...now in NYC at the Barrymore Theatre.

Marcia Peoples Halio
English Department
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716
Phone (302)831-2297
FAX (302)831-1586
URL http://www.english.udel.edu/mhalio

On Sun, 7 Feb 1999, Jim Miller wrote:

>         One female character stands out who mourned her father for a very long
> period.
>         Electra was daughter of Agamemnon and inspiration for Freud's "Electra
> complex" (the female correspondent to the "Oedipus complex").  The play
> Electra by Sophocles is usually used as the primary source for Electra's
> mourning (and inspired the modern play "Mourning Becomes Electra").  However,
> don't neglect the earlier and significant play The Libation Bearers by
> Aeschylos which covers much the same territory.  One advantage to Aeschylos is
> that Electra is not the one central character, and therefore her character is
> not overdeveloped.  Aeschylos allows for more interpretive space on the
> character.  In Sophocles' Electra there is very little room for
> interpretation.
> Jim Miller
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