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Author Vernant, Jean-Pierre, 1914-2007.

Title Tragedy and myth in ancient Greece / Jean-Pierre Vernant and Pierre Vidal-Naquet ; translated from the French by Janet Lloyd
Published Sussex : Harvester Press, 1981


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Description xi, 199 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series European philosophy and the human sciences ; 7
European philosophy and the human sciences ; 7
Contents J.P. Vernant: (1-5)--1. The historical moment of tragedy in Greece: some of the social and psychological conditions--2. Tensions and ambiguities in Greek tragedy--3. Intimations of the will in Greek tragedy--4. Oedipus without the complex--5. Ambiguity and reversal. On the enigmatic structure of Oedipus Rex--P. Vidal-Nacquet: (6-8)--6. The shields of the heroes--7. Hunting and sacrifice in Aeschylus' Orestes--8. Sophocles' Philoctetes and the ephebia
Analysis Drama in Greek Tragedies to ca 500 Social aspects
Notes Drama in Greek. Tragedies,. to ca 500. Social aspects (BNB/PRECIS)
Translation of: Mythe et tragédie en Grèce ancienne, published Paris : Maspero, 1972
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Translation of: Myth et tragedie en Grèce Ancienne
Subject Greek drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- Greece.
Mythology, Greek, in literature.
Author Vidal-Naquet, Pierre, 1930-2006.
ISBN 0391019783 (U.S.)
Other Titles Mythe et tragédie en Grèce ancienne. English
Mythe et tragedie en Grece Ancienne