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368 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198826071


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Children in Greek Tragedy

Pathos and Potential

Emma M. Griffiths

  • Proposes a new paradigm for the study of child figures in Greek tragedy
  • Explains particular features of tragedy which have not been well understood in previous scholarship and proposes new models for interpretation
  • Considers a range of new evidence, such as the textual cues for child movement, and draws on detailed analysis of staging considerations
  • Establishes with greater certainty the socio-historical context for the use of child actors
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