Brill's Companion to the Reception of Sophocles
BRILL, Apr 3, 2017 - Literary Criticism - 608 pages
Brill's Companion to the Reception of Sophocles offers a comprehensive account of the reception of Sophocles’ plays over the centuries, across cultures and within a range of different fields, such as literature, intellectual history, visual arts, music, dance, stage and cinema.
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Ancient and Byzantine Perspectives on Sophocles Life and Poetry
Part 1 The Tragedies of War
Chapter 1 Ajax
Chapter 2 Philoctetes
Part 2 The Tragedy of Destiny
Chapter 3 Oedipus the King
Chapter 4 Oedipus at Colonus
Sisters Daughters and Wives
Chapter 5 Antigone
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