‘Leaving out the Erinyes’: the history of a misconception

Malcolm Davies

Abstract


The paper discusses how and why the interpretation of Sophocles’ Electra evolved in the second half of XX century, with an increasing attenuation of Erinyes’ role.

Keywords


Greek tragedy; Sophocles; Electra; Greek Mythology; Literay criticism

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14601/prometheus-16654



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