Greek tragic style form, language, and interpretation by R. B. Rutherford

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Poetics,
  • Greek drama,
  • History and criticism,
  • LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • History

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StatementR. B. Rutherford
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LC ClassificationsPA3131 .R88 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25206180M
ISBN 109780521848909
LC Control Number2012002652

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Tragedy, branch of drama that treats in a serious and dignified style the sorrowful or terrible events encountered or caused by a heroic individual. By extension the term may be applied to other literary works, such as the novel.

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Stuttard, D. () Looking at Bacchae. London: Bloomsbury Academic. Simon Goldhill and Edith Hall (Eds.), Sophocles and the Greek Tragic Tradition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,pp. The present volume is dedicated to Professor Pat Easterling as a token of honour for her life-long studies in Greek literature as also for her guidance to a generation of scholars over decades active at Cambridge in exploring.

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Euripides was the last of the three great tragedians of classical Greece (the other two being Aeschylus and Sophocles).Largely due to an accident of history, eighteen of Euripides’ ninety-five plays have survived in a complete form, along with fragments (some substantial) of many of Ratings:   Aristotle wrote an early analysis of the tragedy genre in his book Poetics in the third century BC.

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Choerilus of Athens, a tragic poet, contemporary with Thespis, Phrynichus, Pratinas, Aeschylus, and even with Sophocles. His first appearance as a competitor for the tragic prize was in B.C.in the reign of Hipparchus, when Athens was becoming the centre of Greek poetry by the residence there of Simonides, Anacreon, Lasus, and others.

The Healing Power of Greek Tragedy It is the wrenching story of the famed Greek warrior Ajax, betrayed and humiliated by his own generals, exhausted by Author: Jeff Macgregor.The Political Art of Greek Tragedy (Cambridge ) Nussbaum, M. C. The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy (Cambridge ) Padel, R.

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