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By Kirk Ormand

A spouse to Sophocles offers the 1st finished selection of essays in many years to handle all facets of the existence, works, and demanding reception of Sophocles.

  • First selection of its style to supply introductory essays to the fragments of his misplaced performs and to the remainder fragments of 1 satyr-play, the Ichneutae, as well as every one of his extant tragedies
  • Features new essays on Sophoclean drama that pass way past the present kingdom of scholarship on Sophocles
  • Presents readings that historicize Sophocles on the subject of the social, cultural, and highbrow international of 5th century Athens
  • Seeks to put later interpretations and diversifications of Sophocles of their ancient context
  • Includes essays devoted to problems with gender and sexuality; major moments within the heritage of examining Sophocles; and reception of Sophocles by means of either old and sleek playwrights

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