Presentation on theme: "On Oedipus and the Wink(l)ing of his eye Efimia D. Karakantza Center for the Study of Myth and Religion in Greek and Roman Antiquity University of Patras,"— Presentation transcript:
On Oedipus and the Wink(l)ing of his eye Efimia D. Karakantza Center for the Study of Myth and Religion in Greek and Roman Antiquity University of Patras, Greece
Kadmos goes off to find his sister Kadmos kills the chthonic dragon Labdakos is lame (?) Laios is deficient on its left side Oidipous marries his mother Oidipous kills his father Oidipous kills the Sphinx Oidipous swollen feet Antigone buries her brother despite Kreons prohibition Eteokles and Polyneikes kill each other Column I: (Over)Emphasis on blood relatives Column II: Negation of blood relatives Column III: Negation of autochthony Column IV: Man is rooted in mother earth like a plant Lévi-Strauss analysis of Oidipous myth Paradeigmatic or diachronic axis Syntagmatic or synchronic axis
pharmakos myth/ritual approach René Girard pharmakos
Lacan Father authoritative voice law order telos
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