This book gives a comprehensive overview of the phenomenon of artistic dialogue with ancient myths. The contributions assume a double-track research approach. The contributors investigate the procedure of myths' recycling within Greco-Roman antiquity, and they consider modern re-occupations of myths in dramatic literature and theatre. Providing various examples of myths' reception from antiquity to present days, this book confirms the persistent human need of re-mythization.
Frankfurt am Main, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien, 2017. 263 pp., 13 b/w ill.
Małgorzata Budzowska is Assistant Professor at Classics Faculty, University of Lodz. She is author of
books and articles regarding reception of ancient myths in modern and contemporary drama and theatre.
Burç İdem Dinçel researches Drama at Trinity College Dublin and is author of a book and many articles
on Beckett and essays on Attic tragedy.
Jadwiga Czerwińska is Full Professor and Chair of Romance Studies, University of Lodz. She is author of
books and articles on Euripides' tragedy and ancient philosophy.
Katarzyna Chiżyńska is Assistant Professor at Classics Faculty, University of Lodz. Her research interest
is focused on scholia and theatrical practises of ancient theatre.