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The Aeschylean Electra

Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies. 2010;46(3):249-273


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Journal Title: Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies

ISSN: 0017-3916 (Print); 2159-3159 (Online)

Publisher: Duke University

LCC Subject Category: History (General) and history of Europe: History of Greece

Country of publisher: United States

Language of fulltext: English

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Janette Auer


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Time From Submission to Publication: 22 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

<span style="font-family: Times; font-size: medium;">Electra in Aeschylus'</span><span style="font-family: Times; font-size: medium;">&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Times; font-size: medium;"><em>Choephori&nbsp;</em></span><span style="font-family: Times; font-size: medium;">is not, as usually thought, weak, indecisive, and dependent on the Chorus, but from the first consistent in promoting revenge, manipulating the Chorus, and guiding Orestes.</span>