Euripidean Polemic: The Trojan Women and the Function of Tragedy

Euripidean Polemic: The Trojan Women and the Function of Tragedy

by Neil T. Croally
     
 

The book offers an interpretation of Euripides' The Trojan Women which issues from the argument that the function of Greek tragedy was to educate.See more details below

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The book offers an interpretation of Euripides' The Trojan Women which issues from the argument that the function of Greek tragedy was to educate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521464901
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/27/1995
Series:
Cambridge Classical Studies Series
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.87(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Teaching, ideology and war; 2. Polarities; 3. The agōn; 4. Space and time; 5. As if war had given a lecture; Appendix: ideology and war; Bibliography; General index; Index of passages cited.

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