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  • Reflections of Women in Antiquityby Foley Helene P.

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Published in the year 1992, Reflections/Women/Antiquity is a valuable contribution to the field of Performance. more...

  • Reimagining Greek Tragedy on the American Stageby Helene P. Foley

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 34.95

    This book explores the emergence of Greek tragedy on the American stage from the nineteenth century to the present. Despite the gap separating the world of classical Greece from our own, Greek tragedy has provided a fertile source for some of the most innovative American theater. Helene P. Foley shows how plays like Oedipus Rex and Medea have resonated... more...

  • Female Acts in Greek Tragedyby Helene P. Foley

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 42.00

    Although Classical Athenian ideology did not permit women to exercise legal, economic, and social autonomy, the tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides often represent them as influential social and moral forces in their own right. Scholars have struggled to explain this seeming contradiction. Helene Foley shows how Greek tragedy uses gender... more...

  • The Homeric "Hymn to Demeter"by Helene P. Foley

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 42.00

    The Homeric Hymn to Demeter , composed in the late seventh or early sixth century B.C.E., is a key to understanding the psychological and religious world of ancient Greek women. The poem tells how Hades, lord of the underworld, abducted the goddess Persephone and how her grieving mother, Demeter, the goddess of grain, forced the gods to allow Persephone... more...

  • Oresteiaby Aeschylus; Peter Meineck; Helene P. Foley

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 10.95

    Winner of the American Translators Association 2000 Lewis Galantière Award. Peter Meineck is Producing Artistic Director of The Aquila Theatre Company, Visiting Scholar at the Center for Ancient Studies, New York University and teaches Greek Drama at the Tisch School for the Arts. more...

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