Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 January 2013

346 Pages


ISBN: 9780199659760

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Moral Awareness in Greek Tragedy

Stuart Lawrence

  • Explores in great depth and detail a topic of central importance to the field of Greek tragedy
  • Offers clear and jargon-free full-length discussions on important plays, making the book accessible and a key text for both students and experienced scholars
  • Systematically addresses a series of morally relevant questions, derived from modern ethical studies, while drawing on ancient philosophy where appropriate
  • Explores the theoretical basis for the study of the morality of literary characters in an ancient genre