dwj-digest (Diana Wynne Jones) V1 #884

Kyra Jucovy klj at sccs.swarthmore.edu
Tue Sep 21 07:41:39 EDT 2004


On Tue, 21 Sep 2004, Charles Butler wrote:

> I was reading Aristotle's Poetics yesterday and came across a reference to
> comedic versions of the legend of Orestes in which he and Aegisthus are
> reconciled and go off the best of friends (presumably leaving Pylades
> pouting in a corner - unless he took the opportunity to move in on
> Clytemnestra) - and I thought, 'Classical Slash!' There's a conference paper
> in there somewhere...

What about _The Symposium_, with Socrates and Alcibiades?  Does it count
as RPS (Real-Person Slash) if it may well have been accurate?

						---Kyra

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"Raw?! I'm too cultured and aristocratic to do something barbaric like
that!"
				---Elly, _Sazae_, Nagata Kaori

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