Greek Tragedy

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The essays in volume 25 of Yale Classical Studies were specially commissioned by the editors to provide a cross-section of contemporary approaches to the interpretation of Greek tragedy. All three Attic dramatists receive attention, some essays being studies of a play as a whole, others concentrating on some particular passage or theme. Greek passages are translated so this volume should be of use and interest not only to classical specialists but also to students in any ...

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Overview

The essays in volume 25 of Yale Classical Studies were specially commissioned by the editors to provide a cross-section of contemporary approaches to the interpretation of Greek tragedy. All three Attic dramatists receive attention, some essays being studies of a play as a whole, others concentrating on some particular passage or theme. Greek passages are translated so this volume should be of use and interest not only to classical specialists but also to students in any literary field.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780521124591
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 12/10/2009
  • Series: Yale Classical Studies Series , #25
  • Pages: 364
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Septem contra Thebas R. P. Winnington-Ingram; 2. The dissembling-speech of Ajax John Moore; 3. The tragic issue in Sophocles' Ajax M. Sicherl; 4. Sophocles' Trachiniae: myth, poetry and heroic values Charles Segal; 5. On 'extra-dramatic' communication of characters in Euripides H. P. Stahl; 6. The infanticide in Euripides' Medea P. E. Easterling; 7. The Medea of Euripides B. M. W. Knox; 8. On the Heraclidae of Euripides Albin Lesky; 9. Euripides' Hippolytus, or virtue rewarded George E. Dimock, Jr.; 10. Euripides' Heracles Justina Gregory; 11. The first stasimon of Euripides' Electra George B. Walsh; 12. Trojan Women and the Ganymede Ode Anne Burnett; 13. The Rhesus and related matters H. D. F. Kitto.

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