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Sophocles' Tragic World

Divinity, Nature, Society

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$34.50 • £27.95 • €31.00

ISBN 9780674821019

Publication Date: 01/13/1998


6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Drama and Perspective in Ajax
  • Myth, Poetry, and Heroic Values in the Trachinian Women
  • Time, Oracles, and Marriage in the Trachinian Women
  • Philoctetes and the Imperishable Piety
  • Lament and Closure in Antigone
  • Time and Knowledge in the Tragedy of Oedipus
  • Freud, Language, and the Unconscious
  • The Gods and the Chorus: Zeus in Oedipus Tyrannus
  • Earth in Oedipus Tyrannus
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Index

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