Elektra Mitinin Tekrar Yaratılmasında Eshilos, Sophokles, Euripides ve Menelaos: Sanatlararası Bir Diyalog

Bu çalışma, Eshilos’un Adak Sunucuları, Sophokles’in Elektra ve Euripides’in Elektra adlı oyunları başta olmak üzere, milattan önce beşinci yüzyılda yer alan Atina dramalarında ön plana çıkan trajik kahraman Elektra’ya odaklanmaktadır. Bu gizemli figür varlığını sadece edebi metinlerde değil görsel sanatlar ve müzik alanında da unutulmaz kılacak şekilde sanatçıların hayal gücünü etkilemeye devam etmektedir. Bu çalışma, asla çağdışı olmayan Elektra mitinin özelliklerini vurgulayarak söz konusu mitin çeşitli sanatçılar için hangi yollarla ilham kaynağı olduğunu ortaya koymaya çalışmaktadır. Bunun yanı sıra, mermer sertliğinde şekillendirilmiş Elektra figürünün bile adalet arayışıyla birlikte dini, ahlaki ve sosyal değerlerin yeniden tesisi çabalarında hem acıma hem de hayranlık duygusu uyandırmaya devam ettiği gözlemlenmektedir.

Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Menelaos Shaping the Significance of Electra Myth: A Dialogue Between Arts

The present study focuses on the tragic heroine, Electra, who rose to prominence in the Athenian dramas of the fifth-century BC, particularly in Aeschylus’s Choephori, Sophocles’s Electra and Euripides’s Electra, but this enigmatic figure continued to stir the imagination of the artists of the subsequent generations to the extent of making its presence memorable not only in literary texts but also in visual arts and music. This paper attempts to reveal the ways in which Electra myth has delighted and inspired various artists by stressing out the peculiarities of this myth that never seems to go out of fashion. It can also be observed that Electra’s figure, even sculpted in marble severity, continues to arouse both pity and admiration in her quest and demand for justice as well as her attempts to re-establish the religious, moral and societal values.

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Kaynak Göster

APA Golban, T. & Karaçoban, A. (2021). Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Menelaos Shaping the Significance of Electra Myth: A Dialogue Between Arts . HUMANITAS - Uluslararası Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi , 9 (18) , 112-129 . DOI: 10.20304/humanitas.886011