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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2008) 38 (1): 57–78.
Published: 01 January 2008
... as to avoid any possible return of the lineage of the Trojan hero. Unfortu- nately for Orestes’s mission, Pyrrhus turns out to be in love with Astyanax’s mother, Andromache, whose love he has little chance of winning if he hands over her son to be murdered. No less problematic for the embassy is...
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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 January 2009) 39 (1): 43–64.
Published: 01 January 2009
... portal of Priam’s hall as the locale where, taking his final stand, he will be killed by Pyrrhus, Spenser renders the scriene not only a feature of the geopolitical world but a sign of the contrasting perspectives according to which imperial events must be seen.27 From outside the first scriene...