Rationalist criticism of Greek tragedy: the nature, history, and influence of a critical revolution
This book examines one of the most radical and precipitous instances in the shift in interpretation and evolution of literary works and their authors. Specifically, it focuses on the "rehabilitation" of Euripides in the late nineteenth century, includingthe crucial role played by the classicist and English scholar A. W. Verrall.
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Introduction to Rationalist Criticism
The Influence of Rationalist Criticism
Survey of Acknowledged Rationalist Critics
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