Greek Tragedy

Why did Sophocles introduce the third actor? Why did Euripides not make better plots? So asks H.D.F Kitto in his acclaimed study of Greek tragedy, available for the first time in Routledge Classics.

Greek Tragedy

Greek Tragedy

H.D.F Kitto's acclaimed study of Greek tragedy, first published in 1936 is now available for the first time in Routledge Classics. This edition includes a new foreword by Edith Hall.

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Greek Tragedy
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: H.D.F. Kitto
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-01 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

H.D.F Kitto's acclaimed study of Greek tragedy, first published in 1936 is now available for the first time in Routledge Classics. This edition includes a new foreword by Edith Hall.
Greek Tragedy on the American Stage
Language: en
Pages: 161
Authors: Karelisa Hartigan
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

This assemblage of the performance history of Greek tragedies produced on the American commercial stage with accompanying critics' comments reflects the changes in the social and political climate in each decade of the last century.
Greek Tragedy
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Laura Swift
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-06 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The latest volume in the Classical World series, this book offers a much-needed up-to-date introduction to Greek tragedy, and covers the most important thematic topics studied at school or university level. After a brief analysis of the genre and main figures, it focuses on the broader questions of what defines
Greek Tragedy
Language: en
Pages: 401
Authors: Humphrey Davy Findley Kitto
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Psychology Press

Annotation This classic work not only records developments in the form and style of Greek drama, it also analyses the reasons for these changes. It provides illuminating answers to questions that have confronted generations of students, such as: * why did Aeschylus introduce the second actor? * why did Sophocles
Greek Tragedy
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Aeschylus, Euripides, Sophocles
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-08-26 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Agememnon is the first part of the Aeschylus's Orestian trilogy in which the leader of the Greek army returns from the Trojan war to be murdered by his treacherous wife Clytemnestra. In Sophocles' Oedipus Rex the king sets out to uncover the cause of the plague that has struck his

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