A Companion to Sophocles (Innbundet)

Serie: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2012
Antall sider: 618
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World
ISBN/EAN: 9781405187268
Kategori: Språk
Omtale A Companion to Sophocles
A Companion to Sophocles presents the first comprehensive collection of essays in decades to address all aspects of the life, works, and critical reception of Sophocles.


First collection of its kind to provide introductory essays to the fragments of his lost plays and to the remaining fragments of one satyr-play, the Ichneutae, in addition to each of his extant tragediesFeatures new essays on Sophoclean drama that go well beyond the current state of scholarship on SophoclesPresents readings that historicize Sophocles in relation to the social, cultural, and intellectual world of fifth century AthensSeeks to place later interpretations and adaptations of Sophocles in their historical contextIncludes essays dedicated to issues of gender and sexuality; significant moments in the history of interpreting Sophocles; and reception of Sophocles by both ancient and modern playwrights

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