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By Kirk Ormand

ISBN-10: 1119025532

ISBN-13: 9781119025535

ISBN-10: 1405187263

ISBN-13: 9781405187268

A spouse to Sophocles provides the 1st complete selection of essays in many years to deal with all features of the lifestyles, works, and demanding reception of Sophocles.

  • First choice of its variety to supply introductory essays to the fragments of his misplaced performs and to the remainder fragments of 1 satyr-play, the Ichneutae, as well as every one of his extant tragedies
  • Features new essays on Sophoclean drama that pass way past the present country of scholarship on Sophocles
  • Presents readings that historicize Sophocles with regards to the social, cultural, and highbrow international of 5th century Athens
  • Seeks to put later interpretations and variations of Sophocles of their historic context
  • Includes essays devoted to problems with gender and sexuality; major moments within the historical past of examining Sophocles; and reception of Sophocles by means of either historical and sleek playwrights

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