Fr. 33.30

Sophocles

English · Paperback / Softback

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This volume of New Surveys in the Classics examines Sophocles' reputation as a dramatic poet both in his own day and later in antiquity, and considers how it was that some of his plays survived from his time down to ours. It investigates the qualities of those plays, focusing on key aspects of Sophoclean dramaturgy such as stagecraft, narrative, rhetoric, and heroism.

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This New Survey examines Sophocles' reputation as a dramatic poet both in his own day and later in antiquity, and considers how it was that some of his plays survived from his time down to ours. It investigates the qualities of those plays, focusing on key aspects of Sophoclean dramaturgy such as stagecraft, narrative, rhetoric, and heroism.

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