Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 September 2017

352 Pages


ISBN: 9780198793113

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Greek Tragic Women on Shakespearean Stages

Tanya Pollard

  • Offers new insight into the Greek dramatic roots that shaped Shakespearean tragedy
  • Includes original appendices listing early modern editions and translations of Greek plays
  • Draws on transnational literary traditions in multiple languages - Greek, Latin, Italian, French - to set plays by Shakespeare and his contemporaries in a broader European context
  • Theorizes tragedy in terms of imagined affective impact on audiences

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