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Published: 01 February 2010

432 Pages | 41 in-text illus.

ISBN: 9780199232512

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Greek Tragedy

Suffering under the Sun

Edith Hall

  • Unified by its overarching argument that what distinguishes Greek tragedy is its serious enquiry into suffering
  • Individual essays on all the plays enable the reader to understand each of the texts as well as the general background to the dramas
  • Author's active involvement in several professional productions underlies her cutting-edge engagement with current issues in the field