publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015

Una Helena posmoderna. Juicio a una zorra de Miguel del Arco

Unceta Gómez, Luis;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: Departamento de Línguas e Culturas da Universidade de Aveiro
  • Country: Spain
This paper analyzes the treatment given to the figure of Helen of Troy in the play Juicio a una zorra (2011), which provides us with a human and postmodern model of a woman who takes her own decisions and faces the consequences. The author, Miguel del Arco (Madrid, 1965), takes advantage of the rich and complex mythical tradition developed around Helen from Antiquity and, subverting it, he offers us a new point of view, making her character appear in the presence of a public who judges her, to explain her version of the events which led to her abuse and subsequent humiliation. In that way, the play outlines a twentyfirst century Helen whom the contemporary spect...
free text keywords: Helen of Troy, Mythical Reception, Miguel del Arco, Juicio a una zorra, Historia
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