Tragedy, Euripides and Euripideans: Selected Papers

Tragedy, Euripides and Euripideans: Selected Papers

by Christopher Collard
     
 

This new volume represents forty years of scholarship. Of the twenty papers collected here, thirteen explore tragedy in general and Euripides in particular, but with emphasis on textual questions - transmission, interpretation, verbal criticism - and dramatic form. The other seven evaluate important Euripidean scholars from the 17th to the 19th centuries including

Overview

This new volume represents forty years of scholarship. Of the twenty papers collected here, thirteen explore tragedy in general and Euripides in particular, but with emphasis on textual questions - transmission, interpretation, verbal criticism - and dramatic form. The other seven evaluate important Euripidean scholars from the 17th to the 19th centuries including Joshua Barnes, Jeremiah Markland, S. Musgrave, Peter Elmsely and J.H. Monk.The book's material is divided into three thematic sections: 'Tragedy', 'Euripides' and 'Euripideans'. All papers have been corrected and revised, and supplemented with further matter, chiefly a recent and full biography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904675730
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2007
Series:
Bristol Phoenix Press - Collected Essays
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
9.60(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Christopher Collard was Professor of Classics at the University of Swansea until 1996 and has published widely on tragedy and scholars of tragedy. His work includes editions with commentary of Euripides, Suppliant Women (1975, 1984) and Hecuba (1991), and he is co-editor of Selected Fragmentary Plays of Euripides (1995, 2004).

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