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Myth and tragedy in ancient Greece

Author: Jean Pierre Vernant; Pierre Vidal-Naquet
Publisher: New York : Zone Books ; Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by MIT Press, 1988.
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In this work, published here as a single volume, the authors present a disturbing and decidedly non-classical reading of Greek tragedy that insists on its radical discontinuity with our own outlook  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Vernant, Jean Pierre.
Myth and tragedy in ancient Greece.
New York : Zone Books ; Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by MIT Press, 1988
(OCoLC)646909405
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Pierre Vernant; Pierre Vidal-Naquet
ISBN: 0942299183 9780942299182 0942299191 9780942299199
OCLC Number: 17199745
Language Note: Translation of: Mythe et tragédie en Grèce ancienne.
Notes: Translation of: Mythe et tragédie en Grèce ancienne.
Description: 527 p. ; 27 cm.
Contents: The historical moment of tragedy in Greece: some of the social and psychological conditions --
Tensions and ambiguities in Greek tragedy --
Intimations of the will in Greek tragedy --
Oedipus without the complex --
Ambiguity and reversal: on the enigmatic structure of Oedipus Rex --
Hunting and sacrifice in Aeschylus' Oresteia --
Sophocles' Philoctetes and the Ephebeia --
The god of tragic fiction --
Features of the mask in ancient Greece --
The lame tyrant: from Oedipus to Periander --
The tragic subject: historicity and transhistoricity --
Aeschylus, the past and the present --
The shields of the heroes --
Oedipus in Athens --
Oedipus between two cities: an essay on Oedipus at Colonus --
Oedipus in Vicenza and in Paris --
The masked Dionysus of Euripides' Bacchae.
Other Titles: Mythe et tragédie en Grèce ancienne.
Responsibility: Jean-Pierre Vernant, Pierre Vidal-Naquet ; translated by Janet Lloyd.

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