Euripides

Standard Name: Euripides

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Education Dora Russell
Back in England, she was tutored by her father in Greek and Latin; her reading of the Medea by Euripides later informed her first book, Hypatia; or, Woman and Knowledge. Dora then earned a...
Education Elizabeth Taylor
Her first school, where she went at the age of six, was a little private establishment called Leopold House, which gave a grounding in English and maths and team games.
Beauman, Nicola. The Other Elizabeth Taylor. Persephone Books, 2009.
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When Betty was eleven...
Intertextuality and Influence Jane Ellen Harrison
Harrison was always engaged in debates with her colleagues at Cambridge and elsewhere: her writing here was inspired in part by Gilbert Murray 's unorthodox translation of Euripides ' Hippolytus, published in 1902. Both...
Intertextuality and Influence A. Mary F. Robinson
The title piece is a verse drama, a metrical translation
Robertson, Eric Sutherland. English Poetesses. Cassell, 1883.
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of the whole of Euripides ' tragedy Hippolytus—at the end of which a curse uttered by Hippolytus' father, Theseus (in response to the...
Intertextuality and Influence Isabella Neil Harwood
INH based her Orestes on the ancient Greek legend already dramatised by Sophocles and Euripides . Her play begins when Orestes is very young. He vows to have vengeance on both his mother, Clytemnestra, and...
Intertextuality and Influence Dora Russell
This polemic was heavily influenced by her reading of Euripides ' Medea during her adolescence, and by her later outlook on modern sex education, marriage, and motherhood.
Russell, Dora. The Tamarisk Tree: My Quest for Liberty and Love. G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1975.
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Her prefatory comments are pessimistic but...
Intertextuality and Influence Pat Barker
Here Barker retains the main lines of a story related by Homer , but from the mostly unexplored women's viewpoint (where she is given a lead by Euripides ' powerful play The Trojan Women)...
Intertextuality and Influence Evelyn Waugh
Waugh presents himself as having been born into a world of beauty and preparing to die amid ugliness, an exile from the conditions of his childhood and youth.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
(10 September 1964): 836
Having described his...
Intertextuality and Influence Caryl Churchill
This play weaves together seven contemporary stories with Euripides ' The Bacchae.
Churchill, Caryl, and David Lan. A Mouthful of Birds. Methuen and Joint Stock Theatre Group, 1986.
prelims
Demastes, William W., editor. British Playwrights, 1956-1995. Greenwood Press, 1996.
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Intertextuality and Influence Liz Lochhead
LL says that she used Euripides as a complete structural template but then let go.
Lochhead, Liz, and Euripides. Medea. Nick Hern, 2000.
foreword
Unlike other adaptors of this play, she makes no attempt to soften Medea's murder of her children by...
Intertextuality and Influence Ketaki Kushari Dyson
KKD 's concern about the treatment of women is further exemplified in her poem on the fetishization of Sylvia Plath 's suicide, Myths and Monsters. Dyson suggests that Plath's martyrdom occurred out of a...
Literary responses Ethel M. Dell
She judged that EMD dealt honestly with human feelings, with the problems of the heart and the conscience. Nor was it, she insisted, absurd to compare her with Euripides or Shakespeare ; in an image...
Material Conditions of Writing Lady Jane Lumley
Soon after she became a child bride, LJL , still living in her father 's house, made the earliest extant English translation of a Greek tragedy: Iphigeneia from Euripides .
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Occupation Maya Angelou
Back in the USA, when a projected vocation in politics died with Malcolm X , she returned to nightclub singing, then, after recuperating emotionally, to the dream of becoming a writer. Meanwhile she got a...
Occupation Florence Farr
FF composed the music and led the chorus for Harley Granville-Barker 's production of Euripides ' Hippolytus, translated by Gilbert Murray and performed at the Court Theatre .
Johnson, Josephine. Florence Farr: Bernard Shaw’s new woman. Colin Smythe, 1975.
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Timeline

1914
Actress Sybil Thorndike joined London's Old Vic Theatre under the management of Lilian Baylis .