By Scodel

This ebook offers a short and available creation to Greek tragedy for college students and basic readers alike. no matter if readers are learning Greek tradition, appearing a Greek tragedy, or just drawn to studying a Greek play, this e-book might help them to appreciate and luxuriate in this difficult and worthwhile style. An creation to Greek Tragedy offers historical past details; is helping readers take pleasure in, get pleasure from, and have interaction with the performs themselves; and provides them an concept of the $64000 questions in present scholarship on tragedy. Ruth Scodel seeks to dispel deceptive assumptions approximately tragedy, stressing how open the performs are to diversified interpretations and reactions. as well as common historical past, the ebook additionally comprises chapters on particular performs, either the main general titles and a few lesser-known performs - Persians, Helen, and Orestes - which will express the range that the tragedies provide readers.

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