Brill's Companion to the Reception of Sophocles

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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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Contents

Ancient and Byzantine Perspectives on Sophocles Life and Poetry
1
Part 1 The Tragedies of War
25
Chapter 1 Ajax
27
Chapter 2 Philoctetes
77
Part 2 The Tragedy of Destiny
147
Chapter 3 Oedipus the King
149
Chapter 4 Oedipus at Colonus
326
Sisters Daughters and Wives
389
Chapter 6 Electra
475
Chapter 7 The Women of Trachis
512
The Fragmentary Satyr Play
559
The Trackers
561
Index Locorum
573
Index of Modern Adaptations
585
Index of Subjects
592
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Chapter 5 Antigone
391

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