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Elektra and Her Sisters Three Female Characters in Schnitzler, Freud and Hofmannsthal by Nancy C. Michael

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Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English


  • Germanic Literature,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • European - German,
  • Continental European,
  • European - General,
  • General,
  • 20th century,
  • Austria,
  • Austrian literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Vienna,
  • Women In Literature

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11395567M
ISBN 100820423270
ISBN 109780820423272

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Elektra, Op. 58, is a one-act opera by Richard Strauss, to a German-language libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal, which he adapted from his drama opera was the first of many collaborations between Strauss and Hofmannsthal. It was first performed at the Königliches Opernhaus on 25 January It was dedicated to his friends Natalie and Willy on: Sophocles' Electra. Now Elektra has broken into acting and recently landed her first international role as a Alma in the new Amazon Prime series, Tales from the Loop. Keep reading for 10 things you didn’t know. Electra informs her sister that, to the contrary, Orestes is dead, and that is revenge is to be achieved, the sisters must take matters into their own hands. Chrysothemis rejects the idea as too risky, and leaves Electra to her grieving. Elektra (Laodice) is the unnamed protagonist and speaker in Yannis Ritsos's long poem Beneath the Shadow of the Mountain. This poem forms part of the cycle colloquially referred to as the New Oresteia. Electra is the eponymous narrator of her story in the book 'Electra' by Henry Treece. (Bodley Head, Sphere Books., ).

Jennifer Garner, who catapulted into stardom with her lead role on the television series Alias (), has come a long way from her birthplace of Houston, Texas. Raised in Charleston, West Virginia by her mother Patricia Ann (née English), a retired English teacher, and her father, William John Garner, a former chemical engineer, she is the second of their three daughters. The Moon Sister. Book five in The Seven Sisters series. After the death of her father Tiggy D’Aplièse, trusting her instincts, moves to the remote wilds of Scotland. There she takes a job doing what she loves; caring for animals on the vast and isolated Kinnaird estate, employed by the enigmatic and troubled Laird, Charlie Kinnaird. While there isn't another standalone story of Maia's in the series, she does continue to appear in the stories of her sisters. And of course, I can't say anything about Book 7, 'The Story of the Missing Sister', which I am currently writing -- but you will find out more when it is published in Spring Lucinda X. Elektra is happily becoming a Southern belle in a small Mississippi college town where here father is a professorand an expert on Greek mythologyand her mother is a struggling wannabe writer. Then, without warning, her mom packs Elektra and her sister in the car to move to California/5(11).

  More than anything – more than living a normal life, as her sister Chrysothemis is dying to do – Elektra wants to murder her mother, Klytämnestra, because Klytämnestra murdered her father. Electra, Elektra, or The Electra (Ancient Greek: ΗΛΕΚΤΡΑ, Ēlektra) is a Greek tragedy by date is not known, but various stylistic similarities with the Philoctetes ( BC) and the Oedipus at Colonus ( BC) lead scholars to suppose that it was written towards the end of Sophocles' career. Jebb dates it between BC and BC.. Set in the city of Argos a few years. Her Chrysothemis is the sensible sister, though not the usual compromiser: tough, sassy and much more practical when it comes to the aftermath of the murder (what’s going on in the glass-box house distracts a bit from Elektra’s final monologue). There’s a plausible suggestion that Aegisth (Michael Lorenz) has been abusing his step-daughters. She's waiting on her brother Orestes to exact that vengeance for her, but, hearing of his death from her sister Chrysothemis, she prepares to carry out the foul deed herself. Lehnhoff envisages the tempestuous fluctuations of Elektra's state of mind as a grey barren landscape, undulating and tilted, full of fractures and chasms from which.