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Studies in Aeschylus : Cambridge Paperback Library - R. P. Winnington-Ingram

Studies in Aeschylus

Cambridge Paperback Library

Paperback Published: 28th November 1983
ISBN: 9780521270892
Number Of Pages: 240

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Professor Winnington-Ingram's reputation as an authority on Greek drama is based on a lifetime's careful scholarship. In 1980 the Press published Professor Winnington-Ingram's book on Sophocles and in 1983 he followed it up with some studies on Aeschylus. This book explores the problems in Aeschylus' earlier plays: Persae, Septem contra Thebas and the Daniad trilogy. There is also an emphasis on different aspects of the Oresteia and finally, an examination of the peculiar problems in Prometheus Bound. A view of Aeschylean tragedy emerges - and of the poet's contribution to the development of Greek religious thought. Students of Greek drama will welcome this collection. Greek in the body of the text is translated, so that the book will be accessible to those studying Greek literature in translation and the literature and drama of other cultures.

Preface
Bibliography of short titles
The Earlier Plays
Zeus in Persae
Septem contra Thebas
The Danaid trilogy
Oresteia
Oresteia: introductory
Agamemnon and the Trojan War
Clytemnestra and the vote of Athena
Orestes and Apollo
Zeus and the Etinyes
Towards an interpretation of Prometheus Bound
Appendces
Index
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ISBN: 9780521270892
ISBN-10: 0521270898
Series: Cambridge Paperback Library
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 28th November 1983
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.36