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Title: The Male Dancer: Spectacle, Bodies, Sexuality by Ramsay Burt.
Authors: Peterson, GT
Keywords: Book Review
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Royal Holloway, University of London
Citation: Platform: Postgraduate Journal of Theatre & Performing Arts, 4 (1), 2009
Abstract: Euripides’ Herakles is a structurally challenging play, with a family-in-peril first movement that seems to be resolved by the timely return of a triumphant Herakles. This comfortingly predictable narrative is shattered by the appearance of Iris (Hera’s vengeful emissary) and Lyssa (‘frenzy’), who transform the returned Herakles into a crazed, delusional killer who murders his own wife and children.
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