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A Companion to Sophocles free pdf 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 * Features new essays on Sophoclean drama that go well beyond the current state of scholarship on Sophocles * Presents readings that historicize Sophocles in relation to the social, cultural, and intellectual world of fifth century Athens * Seeks to place later interpretations and adaptations of Sophocles in their historical context * Includes essays dedicated to issues of gender and sexuality- significant moments in the history of interpreting Sophocles- and reception of Sophocles by both ancient and modern playwrights

About Kirk Ormand

Kirk Ormand is Associate Professor of Classics atOberlin. He is the author of Exchange and the Maiden:Marriage in Sophoclean Tragedy (1999) and ControllingDesires: Sexuality in Ancient Greece and Rome (2008), as wellas articles on Hesiod, Euripides, Lucan, Ovid, and the Greek Novel.

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Author : Kirk Ormand
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 30 March 2012
ISBN : 1405187263
EAN : 9781405187268
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 618 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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