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Oedipus Tyrannus Tragic Heroism and the Limits of Knowledge - CHARLES SEGAL
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[EAN: 9780195133219], Nieuw boek, [SC: 10.09], [PU: Oxford University Press], CHARLES SEGAL,EDUCATION AND REFERENCE,GREEK ROMAN,CRITICISM THEORY,LITERATURE, 208 pages. Dimensions: 9.2in. x 6.1in. x 0.6in.Oedipus Tyrannus: Tragic Heroism and the Limits of Knowledge, 2e, is an accessible yet in-depth literary study of Sophocles Oedipus Tyrannus (Oedipus Rex)--the most famous Greek tragedy and one of the greatest masterpieces of world literature. This unique volume combines a close, scene-by-scene literary analysis of the text with an account of the plays historical, intellectual, social, and mythical background and also discusses the plays place in the development of the myth and its use of the theatrical conventions of Greek drama. Based on a fresh scrutiny of the Greek text, this book offers a contemporary literary interpretation of the play, including a readable, nontechnical discussion of its underlying moral and philosophical issues; the role of the gods; the interaction of character, fate, and chance; the problem of suffering and meaning; and Sophocles conception of tragedy and tragic heroism. This lucid guide traces interpretations of the play from antiquity to modern times--from Aristotle to Hegel, Nietzsche, Freud, Lacan, Lvi-Strauss, Girard, and Vernant--and shows its central role in shaping the European conception of tragedy and modern notions of the self. This second edition draws on new approaches to the study of Greek tragedy; discusses the most recent interpretative scholarship on the play; and contains an annotated up-to-date bibliography. Ideal for courses in classical literature in translation, Greek drama, classical civilization, theater, and literature and arts, Oedipus Tyrannus: Tragic Heroism and the Limits of Knowledge, 2e, will also reward general readers interested in literature and especially tragedy. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN.

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Oedipus Tyrannus: Tragic Heroism and the Limits of Knowledge, 2/e , is an accessible yet in-depth literary study of Sophocles' Oedipus Tyrannus ( Oedipus Rex )--the most famous Greek tragedy and one of the greatest masterpieces of world literature. This unique volume combines a close, scene-by-scene literary analysis of the text with an account of the play's historical, intellectual, social, and mythical background and also discusses the play's place in the development of the myth and its use of the theatrical conventions of Greek drama. Based on a fresh scrutiny of the Greek text, this book offers a contemporary literary interpretation of the play, including a readable, nontechnical discussion of its underlying moral and philosophical issues; the role of the gods; the interaction of character, fate, and chance; the problem of suffering and meaning; and Sophocles' conception of tragedy and tragic heroism. This lucid guide traces interpretations of the play from antiquity to modern times--from Aristotle to Hegel, Nietzsche, Freud, Lacan, Levi-Strauss, Girard, and Vernant--and shows its central role in shaping the European conception of tragedy and modern notions of the self. This second edition draws on new approaches to the study of Greek tragedy; discusses the most recent interpretative scholarship on the play; and contains an annotated up-to-date bibliography. Ideal for courses in classical literature in translation, Greek drama, classical civilization, theater, and literat ancient and classical literature,criticism and theory,drama,education and reference,greek,greek and roman,history and criticism,humanities,literary criticism,literary criticism and collections Medieval, Oxford University Press, Incorporated

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Oedipus Tyrannus: Tragic Heroism and the Limits of Knowledge, 2/e, is an accessible yet in-depth literary study of Sophocles' Oedipus Tyrannus (Oedipus Rex)--the most famous Greek tragedy and one of the greatest masterpieces of world literature. This unique volume combines a close, scene-by-scene literary analysis of the text with an account of the play's historical, intellectual, social, and mythical background and also discusses the play's place in the development of the myth and its use of the theatrical conventions of Greek drama. Based on a fresh scrutiny of the Greek text, this book offers a contemporary literary interpretation of the play, including a readable, nontechnical discussion of its underlying moral and philosophical issues; the role of the gods; the interaction of character, fate, and chance; the problem of suffering and meaning; and Sophocles' conception of tragedy and tragic heroism. This lucid guide traces interpretations of the play from antiquity to modern times--from Aristotle to Hegel, Nietzsche, Freud, Lacan, L?vi-Strauss, Girard, and Vernant--and shows its central role in shaping the European conception of tragedy and modern notions of the self. This second edition draws on new approaches to the study of Greek tragedy; discusses the most recent interpretative scholarship on the play; and contains an annotated up-to-date bibliography. Ideal for courses in classical literature in translation, Greek drama, classical civilizati ancient and classical literature,criticism and theory,drama,education and reference,greek,greek and roman,history and criticism,humanities,literature,literature and fiction Education & Reference, Oxford University Press

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Paperback, [PU: Oxford University Press Inc], This literary study of the most famous Greek tragedy combines scene-by-scene literary analysis with an account of the play's historical, intellectual, social, and mythical background. It traces adaptions of the play from Aristotle on to Freud, Levi-Strauss, Lacan and the most recent criticism., Literary Studies: Classical, Early & Medieval

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Oedipus Tyrannus: Tragic Heroism and the Limits of Knowledge

This is a lucid and in-depth literary study of Sophocles' Oedipus Tyrannus (Oedipus Rex) -- the most famous Greek tragedy and one of the greatest masterpieces of world literature. It combines scene-by-scene literary analysis with an account of the play's historical, intellectual, social, and mythical background. Focusing on a contemporary literary interpretation based on a fresh scrutiny of the Greek text, this guide also traces adaptations of the play -- from Aristotle on to Freud, Levi-Strauss, Lacan, and the most recent criticism -- and shows its central role in shaping the European conception of tragedy and modern notions of the self. This second edition draws on new approaches to the study of Greek tragedy, offers an account of recent interpretative scholarship on the play, and includes an annotated up-to-date bibliography.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780195133219
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0195133218
Paperback
Publishing year: 2000
Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR
208 Pages
Weight: 0,308 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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