Kirk Ormand (ed.)'s A Companion to Sophocles PDF

By Kirk Ormand (ed.)

A spouse to Sophocles offers the 1st accomplished choice of essays in a long time to handle all features of the existence, works, and important reception of Sophocles.

  • First choice of its sort to supply introductory essays to the fragments of his misplaced performs and to the rest fragments of 1 satyr-play, the Ichneutae, as well as every one of his extant tragedies
  • Features new essays on Sophoclean drama that cross way past the present kingdom of scholarship on Sophocles
  • Presents readings that historicize Sophocles in terms of the social, cultural, and highbrow global of 5th century Athens
  • Seeks to put later interpretations and variations of Sophocles of their ancient context
  • Includes essays devoted to problems with gender and sexuality; major moments within the background of reading Sophocles; and reception of Sophocles by way of either old and glossy playwrights

Content:
Chapter 1 creation (pages 1–6): Kirk Ormand
Chapter 2 The Textual Transmission of Sophocles' Dramas (pages 7–24): P. J. Finglass
Chapter three Sophocles' Biography (pages 25–37): Ruth Scodel
Chapter four Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides (pages 38–52): John Davidson
Chapter five Antigone (pages 53–68): Andre Lardinois
Chapter 6 Polyphonic Ajax (pages 69–83): Peter Burian
Chapter 7 Oedipus Tyrannus (pages 84–97): Vayos Liapis
Chapter eight Electra (pages 98–110): Francis Dunn
Chapter nine The Divided Worlds of Sophocles' ladies of Trachis (pages 111–125): Margaret Rachel Kitzinger
Chapter 10 The Philoctetes of Sophocles (pages 126–140): Paul Woodruff
Chapter eleven final issues: Oedipus at Colonus and the tip of Tragedy (pages 141–154): Thomas Van Nortwick
Chapter 12 Sophocles' Ichneutae or how one can Write a Satyr Play (pages 155–168): Willeon Slenders
Chapter thirteen Sophoclean Fragments (pages 169–184): Carolin Hahnemann
Chapter 14 Sophocles Didaskalos (pages 185–203): C. W. Marshall
Chapter 15 Poetic audio system in Sophocles (pages 204–219): Sarah H. Nooter
Chapter sixteen Sophocles' Choruses (pages 220–235): Sheila Murnaghan
Chapter 17 Lament as Speech Act in Sophocles (pages 236–250): Casey Due
Chapter 18 Sophocles and sophistication (pages 251–269): Peter W. Rose
Chapter 19 Sophocles and modern Politics (pages 270–286): Robin Osborne
Chapter 20 Sophocles and Athenian legislation (pages 287–300): Edward M. Harris
Chapter 21 the need and bounds of Deliberation in Sophocles' Theban performs (pages 301–315): Edith Hall
Chapter 22 Heroic Pharmacology: Sophocles and the Metaphors of Greek scientific proposal (pages 316–330): Robin Mitchell?Boyask
Chapter 23 Sophocles and Hero Cult (pages 331–348): Bruno Currie
Chapter 24 slicing to the Bone: Recalcitrant our bodies in Sophocles (pages 349–366): Nancy Worman
Chapter 25 Staging moms in Sophocles' Electra and Oedipus the King (pages 367–380): Laura McClure
Chapter 26 Marriage in Sophocles: an issue for Social heritage (pages 381–394): Cynthia Patterson
Chapter 27 Masculinity and Freedom in Sophocles (pages 395–407): Bruce M. King
Chapter 28 Aristotle on Sophocles (pages 409–423): John T. Kirby
Chapter 29 Sophocles and Homer (pages 424–439): Seth L. Schein
Chapter 30 dealing with as much as Tragedy (pages 440–461): Michael Lurie
Chapter 31 Virginia Woolf, Richard Jebb, and Sophocles' Antigone (pages 462–476): Denise Eileen McCoskey and Mary Jean Corbett
Chapter 32 Freud and the Drama of Oedipal fact (pages 477–491): Richard H. Armstrong
Chapter 33 Sophocles with Lacan (pages 492–504): Mark Buchan
Chapter 34 Oedipus on Oedipus: Sophocles, Seneca, Politics, and remedy (pages 505–522): Alex Dressler
Chapter 35 Jean Anouilh's Antigone (pages 523–537): Jed Deppman
Chapter 36 input Antigone, allow the Agones commence: Sophocles' Antigone in Nineteenth?Century Greece (pages 538–556): Gonda Van Steen
Chapter 37 Tony Harrison's The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus (pages 557–571): Hallie Rebecca Marshall
Chapter 38 Black Oedipus (pages 572–585): Emily Wilson

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The other 116 plays stopped being read during this period, probably sooner rather than later; some were probably lost as early as the second or third centuries. indd 13 1/11/2012 2:27:25 PM 14 Text and Author have been lost, as the roll became obsolete. The sudden drop in the number of papyri from 300 CE suggests that even the Seven were being read less than before. The secondary tradition, by contrast, is a less secure guide to contemporary reading habits. According to Pearson (1917i), p. ” Quotations from plays now lost are found later than that date, but they do not necessarily indicate that people were reading those plays then: “lexicographers [and other authors who quote fragments] fed on lexica without the benefit of occasional refreshment from the texts of the authors cited” (Dover 1993: 103).

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