Aeschylus

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Yale University Press, 1986 - Drama - 191 pages
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Greek dramatist Aeschylus (525-456 BC) is called the creator of the art of tragedy in the Western tradition. Author of "The Persians," "Seven Against Thebes," "The Suppliants," "Oresteia," and "Prometheus Bound." A historical, biographical, and literary study. Hermes series on classical authors.
 

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This book "guides the general reader into a dialogue'' with Aeschylean drama and Athenian history circa 507-458 B.C. Three chapters on Aeschylus' times, his "world vision,'' and the early Athenian ... Read full review

Contents

THE WORLDVISION
5
THE POET IN His TIME
15
THE POET IN His THEATER
32
THE POETRY OF THE FRAGMENTARY PLAYS
45
GENERAL
61
THE ANCIENT UNIVERSE
67
NOMANSLAND OF DARK AND LIGHT
94
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