The Play of Texts and Fragments: Essays in Honour of Martin Cropp

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This volume is arguably one of the most important studies of Euripides to appear in the last decade. Not only does it offer incisive examinations of many of Euripides' extant plays and their influence, it also includes seminal examinations of a number of Euripides’ fragmentary plays. This approach represents a novel and exciting development in Euripidean studies, since it is only very recently that the fragmentary plays have begun to appear in reliable and readily accessible editions. The book’s thirty-two ...

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Overview

This volume is arguably one of the most important studies of Euripides to appear in the last decade. Not only does it offer incisive examinations of many of Euripides' extant plays and their influence, it also includes seminal examinations of a number of Euripides’ fragmentary plays. This approach represents a novel and exciting development in Euripidean studies, since it is only very recently that the fragmentary plays have begun to appear in reliable and readily accessible editions. The book’s thirty-two contributors constitute an international "who’s who" of Euripidean studies and Athenian drama, and their contributions will certainly feature in the forefront of scholarly discourse on Euripides and Greek drama for years to come.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789004174733
  • Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/24/2009
  • Series: Mnemosyne, Supplements Series, #314
  • Pages: 580
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.40 (d)

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J.R.C. Cousland, Ph.D. (1991) in New Testament, University of St. Andrews, is Associate Professor of Christian Scriptures and Classical Religion and Mythology. He has published a variety of articles in these areas, as well as a volume examining The Crowds in the Gospel of Matthew (Brill, 2002).

James R. Hume holds degrees from the universities of Calgary and Toronto, and is currently a Senior Instructor in the Department of Greek and Roman Studies at the University of Calgary. His recent publications include numerous entries for the Cambridge Dictionary of Classical Civilization.

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