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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2008) 38 (1): 57–78.
Published: 01 January 2008
... focusing on a particular form of political action, the diplomatic mission, and its consequences both for the agent who carries it out (Orestes) and for our understanding of his relationship to those who have sent him (evoked in the play with the formula “Les Grecs Moreover, by focusing on a specific...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2008) 38 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 January 2008
... personal to bureaucratic modes of ambassadorial representation in Racin- ian tragedy’s descent from epic. With the play itself, the two modes collide when a vaguely identified coalition of Greek princes commission Agamem- non’s son Orestes to persuade Achilles’s son Pyrrhus to surrender Hector’s son...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2002) 32 (2): 327–342.
Published: 01 May 2002
... patricide of Oedipus and the matricide of the Orestes.14 As seen in Montaigne’s essays on siege warfare, French humanists typically ana- lyzed national history by recourse to the facile handling of a repertory of ancient examples.15 Aside from the question of sound historiography, such use of ancient...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2007) 37 (1): 163–195.
Published: 01 January 2007
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2000) 30 (3): 547–574.
Published: 01 September 2000
... youth, and the story of his friend’s death (Confessions 4.4). “Hic tangit fabula[m] quanda[m] de & pilade in amicitia copulatis” [Here it (or he) touches on the story of Orestes and Pylades, joined in friendship] he comments (fol. 22r); he is warming to...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2002) 32 (1): 109–144.
Published: 01 January 2002