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Greek Tragedy by Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz
Book DescriptionGreek 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 * Includes detailed readings of selected plays
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405121613
(225mm x 155mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz
Greek Tragedy, Hardback (February 2008)
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.
Women on the Edge, Paperback (January 1999)
Women on the Edge is an exciting exploration of women and their roles in the work of Euripides. The four of Euripides plays covered are Medea, Alcestis, Helen and Iphigenia at Aulis.
Feminist Theory and the Classics, Paperback (November 1993)» View all books by Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz
This text aims to provide a broad introduction to issues in feminist theory for classicists, and at the same time, to provide feminists with an introduction to feminist work on antiquity.
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Author Biography - Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz
Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz is the Margaret Bundy Scott Professor of Comparative Literature at Hamilton College, where she teaches tragedy, modern drama, and nineteenth- and twentieth-century fiction. She is the author of Anxiety Veiled: Euripides and the Traffic in Women (1993), as well as the co-editor of Feminist Theory and the Classics (1993), Among Women: From the Homosocial to the Homoerotic in the Ancient World (2002), and Women on the Edge: Four Plays by Euripides (1998), for which she translated Euripides' Alcestis.
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