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Why Athens?: A Reappraisal of Tragic Politics
Why Athens?: A Reappraisal of Tragic Politics
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ean: 9780199562329, isbn: 0199562326,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
This collection of fourteen essays and six short responses reconsiders Greek tragedy as a reflection of Athenian political culture. The contributors try to avoid making the controversial assumption that the politics of tragedy were of simple relevanc...


Six Renaissance Tragedies
Six Renaissance Tragedies
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ean: 9780333609224, isbn: 0333609220,

A useful student edition which contains modernized texts of six classic plays and which takes full account of recent scholarship. Detailed introductory and explanatory notes deal with authorship, textual and performance history, sources, obscurities ...


The Complete Greek Tragedies, Volume 4: Euripides (Complete Greek Tragedies)
The Complete Greek Tragedies, Volume 4: Euripides (Complete Greek Tragedies)
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ean: 9780226307671, isbn: 0226307670,

The Grene and Lattimore edition of the Greek tragedies has been among the most widely acclaimed and successful publications of the University of Chicago Press. On the occasion of the Centennial of the University of Chicago and its Press, we take plea...


Greek Tragedy and Political Philosophy: Rationalism and Religion in Sophocles' Theban Plays
Greek Tragedy and Political Philosophy: Rationalism and Religion in Sophocles' Theban Plays
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ean: 9780521515863, isbn: 0521515866,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
In this book, Peter Ahrensdorf examines Sophocles' powerful analysis of a central question of political philosophy and a perennial question of political life: Should citizens and leaders govern political society by the light of unaided human reason o...


Logic of Tragedy: Morals and Integrity in Aeschylus' ''Oresteia''
Logic of Tragedy: Morals and Integrity in Aeschylus' "Oresteia"
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sku: VIB0822305976, ean: 9780822305972, isbn: 0822305976,

Book by Vellacott, Philip...


Greek Tragedies as Plays for Performance
Greek Tragedies as Plays for Performance
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ean: 9781119089858, isbn: 1119089859,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
This is a unique introduction to Greek tragedy that explores the plays as dramatic artifacts intended for performance and pays special attention to construction, design, staging, and musical composition. Written by a scholar who combines his academi...


Romeo y Julieta & Julio Cesar/ Romeo and Juliet & Julius Caesar (Clasicos Universales Planeta) (Spanish Edition)
Romeo y Julieta & Julio Cesar/ Romeo and Juliet & Julius Caesar (Clasicos Universales Planeta) (Spanish Edition)
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Presents Shakespeare's tragedies about doomed lovers and the death of the Roman leader...


Revenge in Attic and Later Tragedy
Revenge in Attic and Later Tragedy
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ean: 9780520210967, isbn: 0520210964,

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Modern readings of ancient Athenian drama tend to view it as a presentation of social or moral problems, as if ancient drama showed the same realism seen on the present-day stage. Such views are belied by the plays themselves, in which supremely viol...


Sophocles Revisited: Essays Presented to Sir Hugh Lloyd-Jones
Sophocles Revisited: Essays Presented to Sir Hugh Lloyd-Jones
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mpn: frontispiece, 10 halftones, ean: 9780198130062, isbn: 0198130066,

Sir Hugh Lloyd-Jones was Regius Professor of Greek at Oxford University from 1960 to 1989. He has made important contributions to our knowledge of ancient Greece. In September 1997 a group of former pupils and scholars offered him a set of papers on ...


The Question of ''Hamlet''
The Question of "Hamlet"
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ean: 9780195006216, isbn: 0195006216,

Examines the Shakespearean tragedy in the light of its poetic and dramatic content...


The Questions of Tragedy
The Questions of Tragedy
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ean: 9780773499034, isbn: 0773499032,

A selection of essays on tragedy, this volume begins with the premise that any reading of tragedy can be stimulated and enriched by supplementary critical texts which have been selected for precisely those qualities that would enhance one's response ...


Greek Tragedies, Vol. 1
Greek Tragedies, Vol. 1
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Tragedy and the Tragic: Greek Theatre and Beyond
Tragedy and the Tragic: Greek Theatre and Beyond
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ean: 9780198152590, isbn: 0198152590,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
This important book of thirty new essays focuses on the crucial question: what makes tragedy, especially Greek tragedy, tragic? The contributors include many of the world's foremost scholars in the field of Greek drama. The book is accessible to read...


The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy
The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy
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ean: 9780521791267, isbn: 052179126X,

This book is a study of ancient views about "moral luck." It examines the fundamental ethical problem that many of the valued constituents of a well-lived life are vulnerable to factors outside a person's control, and asks how this affects our apprai...


Sophocles: An Interpretation
Sophocles: An Interpretation
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ean: 9780521296847, isbn: 0521296846,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
In this interpretation of the seven extant tragedies of Sophocles, Professor Winnington-Ingram provides not so much a straightforward account of Sophocles as an exploration of his tragic vision of the world. The Sophoclean 'hero' lies at the centre o...


Rethinking Tragedy
Rethinking Tragedy
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ean: 9780801887390, isbn: 0801887399,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
This groundbreaking collection provokes a major reassessment of the significance of tragedy and the tragic in late modernity. A distinguished group of scholars and theorists extends the discussion of tragedy beyond its usual parameters to include fil...


Money and the Early Greek Mind: Homer, Philosophy, Tragedy
Money and the Early Greek Mind: Homer, Philosophy, Tragedy
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ean: 9780521832281, isbn: 0521832284,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
How were the Greeks of the sixth century BC able to invent philosophy and tragedy? Richard Seaford argues that a large part of the answer can be found in another momentous development, the invention and rapid spread of coinage. By transforming social...


Pots & Plays: Interactions between Tragedy and Greek Vase-painting of the Fourth Century B.C.
Pots & Plays: Interactions between Tragedy and Greek Vase-painting of the Fourth Century B.C.
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ean: 9780892368075, isbn: 0892368071,

This interdisciplinary study opens up a fascinating interaction between art and theater. It shows how the mythological vase-paintings of fourth-century B.C. Greeks, especially those settled in southern Italy, are more meaningful for those who had see...


Shakespeare, Revenge Tragedy and Early Modern Law: Vindictive Justice (Early Modern Literature in History)
Shakespeare, Revenge Tragedy and Early Modern Law: Vindictive Justice (Early Modern Literature in History)
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mpn: biography, ean: 9781137572868, isbn: 1137572868,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
This book, the first to trace revenge tragedy's evolving dialogue with early modern law, draws on changing laws of evidence, food riots, piracy, and debates over royal prerogative. By taking the genre's legal potential seriously, it opens up the radi...


This Great Stage: Image and Structure in King Lear
This Great Stage: Image and Structure in King Lear
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ean: 9780837185231, isbn: 0837185238,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...



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