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This ebook offers a quick and obtainable advent to Greek tragedy for college kids and basic readers alike. no matter if readers are learning Greek tradition, acting a Greek tragedy, or just attracted to interpreting a Greek play, this ebook might help them to appreciate and luxuriate in this difficult and worthwhile style. An advent to Greek Tragedy presents historical past info; is helping readers delight in, take pleasure in, and interact with the performs themselves; and offers them an concept of the $64000 questions in present scholarship on tragedy. Ruth Scodel seeks to dispel deceptive assumptions approximately tragedy, stressing how open the performs are to diversified interpretations and reactions. as well as common historical past, the booklet additionally contains chapters on particular performs, either the main commonplace titles and a few lesser-known performs - Persians, Helen, and Orestes - so that it will show the diversity that the tragedies provide readers.

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