Oedipus on a Pale Horse, Journey through Greece in Search of a Personal Mythology Novelsmithing, The Structural Foundation of Plot, Character, and Narration The Mysteries - Daughter of Darkness  The Mysteries - The Dadouchos 

It is fitting that having started out these lectures at Eleusis where Persephone was kidnapped, we return to that ancient religious center to end it. But this time we don’t go there to attend the Mysteries. We are taken there by Euripides to see to it that the last of the dead from the ill-fated attack on Thebes get buried. The man who accomplishes this task is Theseus, the king of Athens who has come and gone throughout the tragedies we’ve read, his most important task heretofore being that of the sole witness to the death of Oedipus.

 


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