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Blessed or bloody? Antigone in Sylvain Bemba’s Noces Posthumes de Santigone.
(Association of French Studies in Southern Africa., 2010)
Dans sa pièce de théâtre Noces Posthumes de Santigone, l’écrivain congolais Sylvain Bemba a produit une adaptation africaine de la tragédie Antigone de Sophocle. Il se sert du mythe ancien pour illustrer la situation ...
Chanting the song of sorrow : threnody in Homer and Zakes Mda.
(Taylor & Francis., 2003)
This article examines the role of threnody in ancient Greece and contemporary South Africa. The main focus is on its representation in literature, in this case a passage from Homer's Iliad and the novel Ways of Dying (1995) ...
Post-traumatic and post-modern : a South African "Electra".
(University of Stellenbosch., 2009)
The ancient myth of Electra seems to be of particular interest to South African writers and playwrights. This article focuses on the adaptation by Mervyn McMurtry, entitled Electra, which was produced in Durban in 2000. ...
(University of Otago., 2006)
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Plaintive nightingale or strident swan? : the reception of the Electra myth from 1960-2005.
The ancient myth of Electra has a rich history of reception through the ages, which is well documented in scholarship. The scholarly debate, however, ceases when it comes to the reception of the myth after 1960, especially ...