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Published: 19 March 2017

384 Pages | 6 black-and-white illus.

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198793601

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Language and Character in Euripides' Electra

Evert van Emde Boas

Oxford Classical Monographs

  • Marries modern linguistic methodologies with traditional literary criticism to offer new ways of approaching a literary text
  • Revitalizes the study of characterization in Greek tragedy while challenging prevailing views on the main characters of the play
  • Includes a glossary of linguistic terminology, making it possible to quickly look up relevant terms
  • Draws on up-to-date research and developments in both linguistics and classics, facilitating a truly interdisciplinary approach