2 edition of Sophoclean tragedy. found in the catalog.
Sir Cecil Maurice Bowra
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The Birth of Tragedy () was Nietzsche's first book. Its youthful faults were exposed by Nietzsche in the brilliant "Attempt at a Self-Criticism" which he added to the new edition of But the book, whatever its excesses, remains one of the most relevant statements on tragedy ever by: The Bacchae is concerned with two opposite sides of human nature: the rational and civilized side, which is represented by the character of Pentheus, the king of Thebes, and the instinctive side, which is represented by Dionysus. This side is sensual without analysis, it feels a connection between man and beast, and it is a potential source of divinity and spiritual power.
-- Greece and Rome Segal refutes reductionist attempts to derive from a Sophoclean tragedy a unitary moral or message. The dramas, Segal argues, present insoluble dilemmas that require the audience to engage with the situations the characters face, the choices the characters make, and the consequences of those choices This book will be of /5(6). This book should be read by specialists and general readers interested in drama, gender issues, and Greek civilization."—Mark Griffith, University of California, Berkeley "This book will rank with Segal's Tragedy and Civilization as one of the most important works on tragedy in this century. The reading is nuanced and sophisticated and covers.
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If Sophocles interests you, "Sophoclean Tragedy" is certainly a must read, but the pious, moralizing basis of the approach can be irksome as well as, in my opinion, quite often simply misleading, however sincere.
Read more. 7 people found /5(4). Sophoclean Tragedy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(6). This book presents an introduction to the political nature of Greek tragedy and Sophoclean tragedy in an effort to shed new light on the dramatic works of the 5th century playwright.
As Aristotle noted, Sophocles' two most important innovations were the introduction of the third actor and skenographia, which brought tragedy to its fully evolved. SOPHOCLES Sophoclean tragedy. book THE GREEK TRAGIC TRADITION Thirteen essays by senior international experts on Greek tragedy take a fresh look at Sophocles’ dramas.
They reassess their crucial role in the creation of the tragic repertoire, in the idea of the tragic canon in antiquity, and in the making and inﬁnite recreation of the tragic. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bowra, C. (Cecil Maurice), Sophoclean tragedy. Sophoclean tragedy. book, Clarendon Press  (OCoLC) Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t9jt Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bowra, C.M. (Cecil Maurice), Sophoclean tragedy. Oxford: Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) With this change in emphasis, this study is able to offer various fresh observations about the workings of Sophoclean language. Although the book focuses on the original Greek, translations make it accessible to anybody interested in Greek tragedy.
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Find Sophoclean Tragedy by Bowra, C M at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Find Sophoclean Tragedy by Bowra, C M at Biblio. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers.
In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. The first two chapters of this book isolate and describe the literary phenomenon of the Sophoclean tragic hero. In all but one of the extant Sophoclean dramas, a heroic figure who is compounded of the same literary elements faced a situation which is essentially the same/5.
Sophoclean synonyms, Sophoclean pronunciation, Sophoclean translation, English dictionary definition of Sophoclean. Greek dramatist whose Oedipus Rex was described by Aristotle as the perfect tragedy. Written by one of the best-known interpreters of classical literature today, Sophocles and the Language of Tragedy presents a revolutionary take on the work of this great classical playwright and on how our understanding of tragedy has been shaped by our literary past.
Abstract. The most notable feature of Oedipus the King, even on a first viewing or perusal, is its matchless and terrifying intensity, an intensity which is inseparable from its economy as a work of plot is single and of determined bounds: it tells how Oedipus discovers the secret of his birth, and the effect of this discovery on himself, his wife/mother, and the appalled citizenry.
A Companion to Sophocles presents the first comprehensive collection of essays in decades to address all aspects of the life, works, and critical reception of Sophocles.
First collection of its kind to provide introductory essays to the fragments of his lost plays and to the remaining fragments of one satyr-play, the Ichneutae, in addition to each of his extant tragedies. Brill's Companion to Sophocles offers 32 specially commissioned essays from leading international scholars which give critical examinations of the progress and direction of numerous wide-ranging debates about various aspects of Sophoclean drama.
Each chapter offers an authoritative and state-of-the-art survey of current thinking and research in a particular subject. He shows how Sophoclean tragedy reflects the human condition in its constant and tragic struggle for order and civilized life against the ever-present threat of savagery and chaotic violence, both within society and within the individual.
For this edition Segal also provides a new preface discussing recent developments in the study of : $ Distinctive Sophoclean concepts in which the words eugenes and daimon are conspicuous, the meaning of tragedy in relation to Sophocles' plays, and Sophocles' outlook on deity and on man and his fate are also subjects of illuminating discussions.
This book offers ample evidence to support Kirkwood's contention that, "Only when we inquire into. The Heroic Temper: Studies in Sophoclean Tragedy (Sather Classical Lectures) by Knox, Bernard M. and a great selection of related books, art.
Read this book on Questia. Written by one of the best-known interpreters of classical literature today, Sophocles and the Language of Tragedy presents a revolutionary take on the work of this great classical playwright and on how our understanding of tragedy has been shaped by our literary past.
Simon Goldhill sheds new light on Sophocles' distinctive brilliance as a dramatist. Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals.
The series seeks to recover the entire extant .Awareness of Athenian practice reveals Sophoclean tragedy's relevance to inheritance disputes, the archonship and the functioning of courts in Athens. However, those lacking this awareness could still comprehend the tragedies as tragedies, implying that all audience members could experience pity and fear, which could in turn have affected real.