Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 March 2009

480 Pages

ISBN: 9780199542710

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Entering the Agon

Dissent and Authority in Homer, Historiography, and Tragedy

Elton T. E. Barker

  • Cross-generic approach allows readers to trace changing manifestations of debate and dissent
  • Reinvigorates well-known works, by writers as diverse as Homer, Herodotus, Thucydides, Sophocles and Euripides, in the light of new approaches
  • Inspires consideration of the interpenetration of literature and culture