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By Giulia Maria Chesi

This ebook examines the dynamics of interfamilial violence within the Oresteia. It argues that the major section of the play's discourse approximately violence is to be present in the inquiry for a definition of Clytemnestra's motherhood. by means of studying the play's narrative on interfamilial violence and matricide as a story of uncertainties when it comes to the function of the mum determine, this e-book illustrates the complexity of the maternal function of Clytemnestra.

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