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Ancient and Modern
Dying into Death
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Abbey Theatre Achilles action Aegisthus Aesch Aeschylus Agamemnon Ajax Ajax's Alcestis ancient Greece Antigone audience big speech body Boyle Cassandra Celt Celtic chief mourners choral Chorus classical tradition Clytemnestra conception of death convention corpse Cuchulain dead death in Greek Death of Cuchulain death scene Deirdre Deirdre's departure discussion dramatic present Dublin dying characters dying into death Electra Emer Euripides example exit fact farewell final funeral Greek tragedy Hades Hector Hecuba Heracles hero heroic Hiberno-English Hippolytus Homeric Iliad Ireland Irish J.M. Synge Johnny Juno killed Lady Gregory lament last words Literature London Lukacs Maurya messenger speech modern mourning murder Nora O'Casey's Oedipus off-stage on-stage Orestes Oxford parallels Patroclus Pearse person point of death psuche reference repr representation of death ritual saga Samhain Sean O'Casey skene Soph Sophocles stage status stylised suicide Synge's Tancred's tragic drama W.B. Yeats whilst witness Yeats's play Yeatsian