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These essays are as deep as they are lucid; Flaumenhaft succeeds splendidly in her goal of using 'ordinary language' to 'think about the primary questions in our real lives.'
Mera Flaumenhaft is an acute and sensitive reader...
This is a very fine book. Mera Flaumenhaft displays both sound scholarship and a distinctive and original approach. She teaches something new—how to view as well as how to read a play. I know of no one else who has tackled the combination of issues she discusses—certainly not in the philosophical way or with the keen literary eye that she has.
Mera Flaumenhaft has given us superb analyses of Aeschylus, Euripides, Machiavelli, and Shakespeare. Beyond this, she has demonstrated the social and political function of drama in maintaining and strengthening community. Not only those interested in the history of drama, but also anyone concerned with the problem of community in modern society has much to learn from this sensitive and insightful treatment.