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Moonlight on the Post-Apocalyptic Dinner Theater
Price: Free! Words: 12,290. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Plays » Medieval
"Moonlight on the Post-Apocalyptic Dinner Theater" is about the tortured survivors of a nuclear apocalypse who try to rebuild the wasteland while trying to stay alive in a play about the rebirth of the human spirit. The two lead characters, Katrina and Fidelio, are in love but Katrina feels their situation is too hopeless so she rejects him until she is forced to save his life from marauders.
Admetus's Tenable Position as a Reasonable Man in "Alcestis"
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This particular short analysis of "Alcestis" by Euripides is part of our Continuing Education Series, which hopes to provide readers with thoughtful consideration of various books, stories and essays.
Sirius Chasing the Pleiades, An Essay on Euripides' Iphigeneia at Aulis
Series: Essays, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
This short essay addresses some of the opening text of Euripides' play Iphigeneia at Aulis. By investigating a couple of what appear to be throwaway lines, I found added meaning in the play, but I also came to realize how Euripides' genius at times lies deeply hidden in the subtext.
Ready Reference Treatise: Oedipus Rex
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 5 ยท Study Guides: English Literature, Book 26. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
Oedipus Rex or Oedipus the King is one of the most famous Athenian tragedies by the Greek playwright Sophocles.
Euripides, Phaethon. Translation and reconstruction by Vlanes.
Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 12,690. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
A tragic story of Phaethon, an illegitimate son of Helios. An ambitious young man, Phaethon strives for higher things, but is insufficiently strong to endure the very elevation he craves. The supreme symbol of his ambitions, the ride in the chariot of Helios, becomes the means of his destruction. The magnificent tragedy of Euripides "Phaethon" is reconstructed by the award-winning poet Vlanes.