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  • The play begins by introducing Clytemnestra and Agamemnon's daughter, Electra.

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  • Electra was married off to a farmer, amidst fears that if she remained in the royal household and wed a nobleman, their children would be more likely to try to avenge Agamemnon's death.

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  • If Homer had been around, and shut down Euripides when he was writing events that took place with Agamemnon's family after the end of the Trojan War, would we as a whole have benefited from it?

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  • Furthermore, in the ten years of Agamemnon's absence, Clytemnestra has entered into an adulterous relationship with Aegisthus, Agamemnon's cousin and the scion of a dispossessed branch of the family, who is determined to regain the throne he believes should rightfully belong to him.

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  • Furthermore, in the ten years of Agamemnon's absence, Clytemnestra has entered into an adulterous relationship with Aegisthus, Agamemnon's cousin and the scion of a dispossessed branch of the family, who is determined to regain the throne he believes should rightfully belong to him.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • The play begins by introducing Clytemnestra and Agamemnon's daughter, Electra.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Telling the story of the trials of Agamemnon's family in the aftermath of the Trojan war and of Iphigenia's own suffering, Bausch goes to the heart of Greek drama and to Gluck's score in movement of spare but resonantly lyrical beauty.

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  • I felt more sorry for her than sympathetic to her character, not least as she shrieked and grunted for minutes on end while clawing her way into dead dad Agamemnon's tomb.

    Review | Theatre | Electra | Gate | Brian Logan

  • Electra was married off to a farmer, amidst fears that if she remained in the royal household and wed a nobleman, their children would be more likely to try to avenge Agamemnon's death.

    Capsule Summaries of the Great Books of the Western World

  • In fact, that very thing showed up 2,500 years ago in Homer's Iliad, where the god Zeus appears in Agamemnon's dream and falsely promises victory if Agamemnon attacks Troy.

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