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Marcus Trystan Ellis

Marcus Trystan Ellis

Department: Classics

Supervisor: Professor Richard Hunter

College: Peterhouse

Title of Thesis: Concepts of Tragedy and the Tragic in Late Euripidean Drama


Biography:

Marcus is a PhD student at Peterhouse, where he also completed his BA and MPhil degrees; the latter focused on Greek tragedy and its reception in the opera libretti of Hugo von Hofmannsthal. His PhD explores immanent concepts of the tragic in Euripides, with a particular focus on monody and choral lyric.

Other academic interests

epic and drama, classical receptions, fin de siècle German literature, commedia dell’arte, literary theory

 

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