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By Scodel

ISBN-10: 0521705606

ISBN-13: 9780521705608

ISBN-10: 0521879744

ISBN-13: 9780521879743

This booklet offers a short and available creation to Greek tragedy for college kids and common readers alike. no matter if readers are learning Greek tradition, acting a Greek tragedy, or just attracted to interpreting a Greek play, this e-book may also help them to appreciate and luxuriate in this tough and worthwhile style. An creation to Greek Tragedy offers heritage info; is helping readers delight in, take pleasure in, and have interaction with the performs themselves; and provides them an idea of the real questions in present scholarship on tragedy. Ruth Scodel seeks to dispel deceptive assumptions approximately tragedy, stressing how open the performs are to assorted interpretations and reactions. as well as basic history, the publication additionally contains chapters on particular performs, either the main conventional titles and a few lesser-known performs - Persians, Helen, and Orestes - so one can exhibit the diversity that the tragedies provide readers.

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