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

Guido Avezzu'
Silvia Bigliazzi
Full Professor
Lisanna Calvi
Assistant Professor
Francesco Dall'Olio
Teaching Assistant
Francesco Lupi
Temporary Professor
Nicola Pasqualicchio
Associate Professor
Gherardo Ugolini
Associate Professor
Research areas involved in the project
Letteratura inglese e letterature anglofone
Shakespeare

Activities

Research facilities