Greek Tragedy

Greek Tragedy
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Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages : 246
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ISBN-10 : 9781405121613
ISBN-13 : 1405121610
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Book Synopsis Greek Tragedy by : Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz

Download or read book Greek Tragedy written by Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz and published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was released on 2008-02-26 with total page 246 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Greek Tragedy sets ancient tragedy into its original theatrical, political and ritual context and applies modern critical approaches to understanding why tragedy continues to interest modern audiences. An engaging introduction to Greek tragedy, its history, and its reception in the contemporary world with suggested readings for further study Examines tragedy’s relationship to democracy, religion, and myth Explores contemporary approaches to scholarship, including structuralist, psychoanalytic, and feminist theory Provides a thorough examination of contemporary performance practices Includes detailed readings of selected plays


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