Here we go, more tragedy by Racine. This time from the start of the Trojan War. I just read Iphigenia's story as part of the feminist version of the war in "A Thousand Ships" by Natalie Haynes and I was appalled. This version is slightly different but still high on violence and tragedy.Racine's version of the time-honored story of Iphigenis was acted for the first time in 1674. The model upon which it is shaped is the "Iphigenia in Aulis" of his favorite Euripides, but the Freanch poet has heightened the romanitic interest and complicated the plot by the important part which Eriphyle is made to play.
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Kitty will play Clytaemnestra between doing her wonderful DPL, and I suggest you be Very Very Very Very nice to her....
Gender neutral casting, of course.
Source text (please read only from this text!): https://archive.org/details/dramaticworksje02boswgoog/page/n127/mode/2up
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- Project Code: EMRgIhoJ
- Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Racine (Jean Racine)
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- Number of sections (files) this project will have: 41
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Keywords that describe the book: gods, Sacrifice, trojan war
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