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Greek tragedy [electronic resource] / Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz.
Rabinowitz, Nancy Sorkin
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008.
1 online resource (232 p.)
Greek drama (Tragedy)
History and criticism
Blackwell introductions to the classical world.
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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.;
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -204) and index.
Greek Tragedy; Contents; List of Figures; Preface; Introduction; Part I Tragedy in Its Athenian Context; 1 What Was Tragedy?; 2 Tragedy and the Polis; 3 Tragedy and Greek Religion; Part II Thematic Approaches; 4 War and Empire; 5 Family Romance and Revenge in the House of Atreus; 6 Victims and Victimizers; 7 The King and I; 8 Epilogue: Modern Performances (with Sue Blundell); References; Index;
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Greek tragedy / Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz.