A Companion to Tragedy by Rebecca Bushnell

By Rebecca Bushnell

A better half to Tragedy is a vital source for someone attracted to exploring the function of tragedy in Western background and tradition.

  • Tells the tale of the ancient improvement of tragedy from classical Greece to modernity
  • Features 28 essays via popular students from a number of disciplines, together with classics, English, drama, anthropology and philosophy
  • Broad in its scope and ambition, it considers interpretations of tragedy via faith, philosophy and historical past
  • Offers a clean evaluation of historical Greek tragedy and demonstrates how the perform of analyzing tragedy has replaced greatly some time past decades

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1996). ’’ In The Oxford Classical Dictionary, ed. S. Hornblower and A. Spawforth, 3rd edn. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 546. 24 Christiane Sourvinou-Inwood Jameson, M. H. (1994). ’’ In Ancient Greek Cult Practice from the Epigraphical Evidence, ed. R. Ha¨gg. Stockholm: Svenska Institut i Athen, 35–57. Lefkowitz, M. R. (1987). ’’ Studi italiani di filologia classica 5, 149–66. Lefkowitz, M. R. (1989). ’’ Classical Quarterly 39, 70–82. MacDowell, D. M. (1989). ’’ In Symposion 1982.

In The Oxford Classical Dictionary, ed. S. Hornblower and A. Spawforth, 3rd edn. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 546. 24 Christiane Sourvinou-Inwood Jameson, M. H. (1994). ’’ In Ancient Greek Cult Practice from the Epigraphical Evidence, ed. R. Ha¨gg. Stockholm: Svenska Institut i Athen, 35–57. Lefkowitz, M. R. (1987). ’’ Studi italiani di filologia classica 5, 149–66. Lefkowitz, M. R. (1989). ’’ Classical Quarterly 39, 70–82. MacDowell, D. M. (1989). ’’ In Symposion 1982. Vortra¨ge zur griechischen und hellenistischen Rechtsgeschichte [1982 symposium.

Sourvinou-Inwood, C. (1990a). ’’ In The Greek City from Homer to Alexander, ed. O. Murray and S. Price. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 295–322. Also in Oxford Readings in Greek Religion, ed. R. Buxton. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000, 13–37. Sourvinou-Inwood, C. (1990b). ’’ In Writing Women into History, ed. F. Dieteren and E. Kloek. Amsterdam: Historisch Seminarium van de Universiteit van Amsterdam, 11–38. Sourvinou-Inwood, C. (2003). Tragedy and Athenian Religion. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

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