A Companion to Greek Tragedy

A Companion to Greek Tragedy

Editor(s): Justina Gregory

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9781405107709

Online ISBN: 9780470996676

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996676

About this Book

The Blackwell Companion to Greek Tragedy provides readers with a fundamental grounding in Greek tragedy, and also introduces them to the various methodologies and the lively critical dialogue that characterize the study of Greek tragedy today.


  • Comprises 31 original essays by an international cast of contributors, including up-and-coming as well as distinguished senior scholars
  • Pays attention to socio-political, textual, and performance aspects of Greek tragedy
  • All ancient Greek is transliterated and translated, and technical terms are explained as they appear
  • Includes suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter, and a generous and informative combined bibliography

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Contexts

  2. Part II: Elements

  3. Part III: Approaches

  4. Part IV: Reception

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