Classical and Early Modern Intersections: Sophocles and Shakespeare

Starting date
October 1, 2017
Duration (months)
12
Departments
Culture and Civilisation, Foreign Languages and Literatures
Managers or local contacts
Avezzu' Guido , Bigliazzi Silvia
URL
http://sites.hss.univr.it/sophocles_shakespeare2018/index.php/programme/
Keyword
Sophocles, Shakespeare, Oedipus, King Lear

The research concentrates on a comparative analysis of Sophocles’ Oedipus at Colonus and Shakespeare’s King Lear with a focus upon thematic, dramatic, genetic, cultural, performative and translative issues. Topics include: the relation between fathers and sons/daughters, madness and wisdom of power, being and non-being in human and divine time.

Project participants

Francesco Lupi
Temporary Professor
Nicola Pasqualicchio
Assistant Professor
Gherardo Ugolini
Associate Professor
Research areas involved in the project
Letteratura inglese e letterature anglofone
Shakespeare

Activities

Research facilities