Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Greek tragedy and Theater of War

“No matter how many times you see it pulled off, the magic trick is always a surprise: how a text that is hundreds or thousands of years old turns out to be about the thing that’s happening to you, however modern and unprecedented you thought it was”: in The New Yorker, Elif Batuman writes about Greek tragedy and Bryan Doerries’s Theater of War.

There’s a new Theater of War event for Zoom tomorrow: The Oedipus Project UK. I’m going to have to miss this one — too, too much to do.

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