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study of Sophoclean drama

Gordon MacDonald Kirkwood

study of Sophoclean drama

by Gordon MacDonald Kirkwood

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Published by Cornell U.P. in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sophocles.,
  • Greek drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p.295-296.

    Statementby G. M. Kirkwood.
    SeriesCornell studies in classical philology -- vol.31
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii,304p. ;
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19599542M

    Sophocles World Literature Analysis The later a Sophoclean tragedy is, the more its plot tends to be focused upon an individual hero. This tendency is quite different from the tragedies of. This approach to Sophoclean drama is (as in the author's previous work on the subject) both historical and critical; the universal and therefore contemporary appeal of the plays is to be found not by slighting or dismissing their historical context, but by an attempt to understand it Cited by:

    Tragic Rites. Narrative and Ritual in Sophoclean Drama. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press pp. Cloth, $ Both narrative and ritual have attracted much attention in recent tragic scholarship. Adriana Brook’s monograph brings them together in an impressive study which ranges across the seven surviving plays of : P. J. Finglass. Emphasizing the intensity of the spoken language, they capture the unrelenting power of Sophoclean drama. No other English translation conveys the same terrifying emotional level, especially in the choral odes, the forceful descriptions of Jokasta's death, the blinding of Oedipus, and the final scene of desolation.

    Sophocles has books on Goodreads with ratings. Sophocles’s most popular book is Oedipus Rex (The Theban Plays, #1). Kirkwood, Gordon MacDonald. A Study of Sophoclean Drama. Reprint. New York: Johnson Reprint, An examination and analysis of the methods and structures of dramatic composition used by.


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Study of Sophoclean drama by Gordon MacDonald Kirkwood Download PDF EPUB FB2

Although many commentators have dealt with various aspects of structure in Sophoclean drama, G. Kirkwood contends that "Sophocles' mastery of dramatic form is accepted with casual and superficial deference rather than fully and clearly understood." This book shows how Sophocles' method of presenting character, his unique handling of myth, his predilection for presenting.

A Study of Sophoclean Drama Book Description: Although many commentators have dealt with various aspects of structure in Sophoclean drama, G.

Kirkwood contends that "Sophocles' mastery of dramatic form is accepted with casual and superficial deference rather than fully and clearly understood.". A Study of Sophoclean Drama by G.

Kirkwood,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3). A Study of Sophoclean Drama (Cornell Studies in Classical Philology (31)) 1st Edition by G.

Kirkwood (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book Cited by: A study of Sophoclean drama. [G M Kirkwood] based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

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Kirkwood, A Study of Sophoclean Drama. Ithaca, N. Y., Cornell University Press, []. 1 vol. 16x23 cm, xiii pp. (Cornell Studies in Classical Philology. Vol. XXXI.) Prix: 5 dollars. 'This book', the author writes at the beginning of his introduction (p. 1), study of Sophoclean drama book primarily an examination of Sophocles ' methods of in dramatic Author: J.

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Studies on the Text of Sophocles. Author: Formerly Regius Professor of Greek and Student Hugh Lloyd-Jones,Hugh Lloyd-Jones,Nigel Guy Wilson,University Lecturer in Classical Languages and Fellow N G Wilson.

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand ISBN: N.A Category: Greek drama Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» "The editors' approach is remarkably fresh.

A Companion to Sophocles presents the first comprehensive collection of essays in decades to address all aspects of the life, works, and critical reception of Sophocles.

First collection of its kind to provide introductory essays to the fragments of his lost plays and to the remaining fragments of one satyr-play, the Ichneutae, in addition to each of his extant tragedies. Cornell University Press fosters a culture of broad and sustained inquiry through the publication of scholarship that is engaged, influential, and of lasting significance.

This book shows how Sophocles' method of presenting character, his unique handling of myth, his predilection for presenting ideas by comparison and contrast, and his.

This book is a detailed study of the plays of Sophocles through examination of a single ethical principle.

Sophocles has traditionally been considered the least philosophical of the three great Greek tragedians, but Professor Whitlock Blundell offers an important new examination of the ethical content of the plays by focusing primarily on the traditional Greek popular moral code of Cited by: This study of Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus demonstrates the applicability of narrative models to drama.

It presents a major contribution not only to Sophoclean criticism but to dramatic criticism as a whole. For the first time, the methods of contemporary narrative theory are thoroughly applied to the text of a single major play.

Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus is presented as a. Sophocles, the son of Sophilus, was a wealthy member of the rural deme (small community) of Hippeios Colonus in Attica, which was to become a setting for one of his plays, and he was probably born there.

Sophocles was born a few years before the Battle of Marathon in BC: the exact year is unclear, although /6 is the most likely. Sophocles was born into a wealthy Born: / BC, Colonus, Attica.

Sophoclean Drama G. Kirkwood: A Study of Sophoclean Drama. (Cornell Studies in Classical Philology, Xxxi.) Pp. Xiii + New York: Cornell University Press Cited by: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context in addition to each of his extant tragedies Features new essays on Sophoclean drama that go well beyond the current state of scholarship on Sophocles Presents readings that historicize Sophocles in relation to the social, cultural, and intellectual world of fifth century Athens.

This book is a detailed study of the plays of Sophocles through examination of a single ethical principle. Sophocles has traditionally been considered the least philosophical of the three great Greek tragedians, but Professor Whitlock Blundell offers an important new examination of the ethical content of the plays by focusing primarily on the traditional Greek.

Abstract. The most notable feature of Oedipus the King, even on a first viewing or perusal, is its matchless and terrifying intensity, an intensity which is inseparable from its economy as a work of plot is single and of determined bounds: it tells how Oedipus discovers the secret of his birth, and the effect of this discovery on himself, his wife/mother, and the appalled citizenry.

8 For a discussion of this aspect of Sophoclean drama see the definitive, but controversial, study by B. Knox, The Heroic Temper: Studies in Sophoclean Tragedy (Berkeley/Los Angeles, ). 9 Phrynichus, fr.

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SOPHOCLES AND THE GREEK TRAGIC TRADITION Thirteen essays by senior international experts on Greek tragedy take a fresh look at Sophocles’ dramas. They reassess their crucial role in the creation of the tragic repertoire, in the idea of the tragic canon in antiquity, and in the making and infinite recreation of the tragic.You can write a book review and share your experiences.

Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.Elements of Sophoclean Dramas Antigone And The Body Of Polynices The play Antigone did not have acts or scenes, and neither did any plays during this time period of Ancient Greece.