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By Meg Donohue

Free-spirited Annie Quintana and complex Julia St. Clair come from diverse worlds. but, because the daughter of the St. Clairs' housekeeper, Annie grew up in Julia's San Francisco mansion and so they solid a bond that basically little women oblivious to category adjustments could--until a life-altering betrayal destroyed their friendship.

A decade later, Annie bakes to fill the void left in her middle through her mother's loss of life, and a painful mystery jeopardizes Julia's engagement to the fellow she loves. an opportunity reunion activates the not likely duo to open a cupcakery, but if a mysterious saboteur opens up previous wounds, they need to eventually face the reality approximately their earlier or hazard wasting every thing.

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As a result, the volume offers a wide range of original contributions looking together at the tragic chorus as a highly specific, complex, and metamorphic medium. Apart from the last three chapters, all dates are bce unless otherwise indicated. All Greek is translated. Proper names are mostly spelled following standard English practice, and transliterations are internally coherent within each chapter. Abbreviations follow the standard conventions of the Oxford Classical Dictionary and the Ann´ee philologique.

The medium of the performance coincides with its message. Put together, these case studies suggest among other things that choral polyvalence provides tragedy with a means to reflect upon Athenian practices and concepts. The multi-layering of the choral voice may bridge Introduction: the chorus in the middle 31 over traditional dichotomies or conversely expose internal contradictions within important civic concepts. Furthermore, tragic plots often put the multi-layered identity of the chorus to various uses by casting the protagonist as a displaced chorus leader who may alternatively be separated from or reintegrated into the choral group or even fully take on the role of chor¯egos.

The idea that Athenian audiences experienced the dramatic contests as choral performances has played an important role in recent discussions of tragic and comic choruses. ) to dramatic choruses as well. Starting with Calame’s Choeurs de jeunes filles, a number of studies informed by anthropology and pragmatic linguistics have shown that in archaic and classical Greece, song-and-dance ensembles of maidens, men, or women were fundamentally social and civic events integral to an 61 63 62 Nagy 1994/5b; Calame 1999; Kowalzig 2004.

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