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Aeschylus' Prometheus bound : a literary commentary

Author: D J Conacher
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 1980.
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Conacher, D.J.
Aeschylus' Prometheus bound.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 1980
(OCoLC)567972278
Online version:
Conacher, D.J.
Aeschylus' Prometheus bound.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 1980
(OCoLC)608375048
Named Person: Aeschylus.; Prometheus, (Greek deity); Eschyle.; Aeschylus.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D J Conacher
ISBN: 0802023916 9780802023919 0802064167 9780802064165
OCLC Number: 7187071
Description: xii, 198 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
The Mythological tradition and its adaptation in Prometheus Bound --
Preliminary comment --
The 'Divine overthrows' and the battle of the Titans --
The Offence of Prometheus and its punishment --
The Secret of Prometheus and the Io theme --
Prometheus Bound: introductory comments --
Some problems and assumptions --
Prophecy and tragic action: a synoptic view of the play --
Prometheus Bound: detailed commentary --
The Prologue --
The Parodos --
The First episode --
The First stasimon and the second episode --
The Second stasimon; second episode (Io episode), third stasimon --
The Final scene --
Appendix to chapter 3 --
Prometheus' speeches on the arts: some comparisons and speculations --
The trilogy --
Expectations arising from Prometheus Bound --
Components of the trilogy --
The Fragments and other ancient evidence --
The Evidence considered --
Theoretical reconstructions of the trilogy --
The Zeus problem in Prometheus Bound and the trilogy --
Appendix 1 Some views on the authenticity of Prometheus Bound --
Appendix 2 Notes on the staging of Prometheus Bound --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: D.J. Conacher.

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