The Reception and Performance of Euripides' Herakles

    The Reception and Performance of Euripides' Herakles

    Reasoning Madness

    Kathleen Riley

    Oxford University Press 2008

    Hardback 410pp

    9780199534487   Product Code: 68747

    Examining the reception and performance of Herakles, Euripides' drama of madness, uxoricide and filicide, from the 5th century BCE to 2006 CE, Riley explores changing ideas of madness and how attempts to reason the madness have entailed redefining Heracles' heroism.

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