According to Virginia Woolf, Sophocles' Electra "stands before us like a figure so tightly bound that she can only move an inch this way, an inch that". She might seem, from Woolf's initial account, essentially non-dramatic, a statuesque figure held fast by the marble solidity of centuries of veneration, when Greek tragedy was to be read and admired in the closet rather than witnessed on the stage. But Woolf goes on: "Each movement must tell to the uttermost .... Her words in crisis are, as a matter of fact, bare; mere cries of despair ... But these cries give angle and outline to the play." [ Read more ]...
Electra in Greece
Romantic Electra: The case of Shelley's Beatrice
Electra: Practice and Performance: II
Chaired by Professor Paul Cartledge, Professor of Ancient History at the University of Cambridge..Panel includes David Leveaux, Zoe Wanamaker, Graham McLaren and Jane Montgomery.
Grass Roots Greeks at the 6th@Penn in San Diego
David S. Cohen
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John H. Starks Jr.
Charles Mee's Big Love, Washington, June 2002
Euripides' The Trojan Women Washington, March 1999
Sophocles' Electra, Princeton, October 1998
Rutenberg's Oedipus of Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Thomas D. Kohn,