Lady Macbeth and Hecuba – an exploration of trauma

Guess who has been working all hours on this post and 0 hours on her reports? This post draws heavily on Chapter 2 of my thesis in which I explore traumatic memory in Euripides’ Hecuba. It has been cut heavily to suit the demands of the post, so if you are interested in reading myContinue reading “Lady Macbeth and Hecuba – an exploration of trauma”

Tragic Geek launches!

In 2017, I finished my PhD in ancient Greek literature, about the relationship between memory – individual, collective and cultural – and the formation of political societies. I explored the ways in which represented remembering and forgetting in the Odyssey, Euripides’ Trojan Women and Plato’s Theatetus, forged political communities and allegiances both in the worldContinue reading “Tragic Geek launches!”