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The tangled ways of Zeus : and other studies in and around Greek tragedy / Alan H. Sommerstein.

Author/Creator:
Sommerstein, Alan H.
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Format/Description:
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viii, 342 p. ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Greek drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism.
Contents:
The titles of Greek dramas
Violence of Greek drama
Adolescence, ephebeia, and Athenian drama
Sherlockismus and the study of fragmentary tragedies
The seniority of Polyneikes in Aeschylus' Seven
The beginning and the end of Aeschylus' Danaid trilogy
The theatre audience the Demos, and the Suppliants of Aeschylus
Sleeping safe in our beds : stasis, assassination, and Oresteia
The tangled ways of Zeus
The omen of Aulis or the omen of Argos?
Pathos and mathos before Zeus
Oresteia act II : two misconceptions
Aeschylus' epitaph
Dearest Haimon
They all knew how it was going to end : tragedy, myth, and the spectator
Alternative scenarios in Sophocles' Electra
Sophocles' Palmedes and Nauplius plays : no trilogy here
The rugged Pyrrhus : the son of Achilles in tragedy
What ought the Thebans to have done?..
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [288]-305) and indexes.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Elizabeth Bowers Peck, 1929 Endowment Book Fund.
Contributor:
Elizabeth Bowers Peck, 1929 Endowment Book Fund.
ISBN:
9780199568314 (hbk.)
0199568316 (hbk.)
OCLC:
471822499
Publisher Number:
99942180145