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Product Description: Affecting audiences with depictions of suffering and injustice is a key function of tragedy, and yet it has long been viewed by philosophers as a dubious enterprise. In this book Thomas Gould uses both historical and theoretical approaches to explore tragedy and its power to gratify readers and audiences...read more

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9780691630755 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $122.50 | About this edition: Affecting audiences with depictions of suffering and injustice is a key function of tragedy, and yet it has long been viewed by philosophers as a dubious enterprise.
9780691073750 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 1, 1991, cover price $49.50

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9780691600956 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $48.95 | About this edition: Affecting audiences with depictions of suffering and injustice is a key function of tragedy, and yet it has long been viewed by philosophers as a dubious enterprise.

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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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9780739110744 | Lexington Books, December 30, 2005, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: This book examines one of the most radical and precipitous instances in the shift in interpretation and evolution of literary works and their authors.

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9780739112199 | Lexington Books, December 15, 2005, cover price $32.99 | About this edition: This book examines one of the most radical and precipitous instances in the shift in interpretation and evolution of literary works and their authors.

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Product Description: On Germans and Other GreeksTragedy and Ethical LifeDennis J. SchmidtWhat Greek tragedy and German philosophy reveal about the meaning of art for ethical life."Schmidt’s investigation of tragedy is a highly significant, powerful work, one with far-reaching consequences...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780253338686 | Indiana Univ Pr, August 1, 2001, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: On Germans and Other GreeksTragedy and Ethical LifeDennis J.

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9780253214430, titled "On Germans and Other Greeks: Tragedy and Ethical Life" | Indiana Univ Pr, August 1, 2001, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: On Germans and Other GreeksTragedy and Ethical LifeDennis J.

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Product Description: Tragedy was central to the experience of being a fifth-century Athenian citizen. Tragedy explored fundamental issues of religion, of ethics, of civic ideology, and we should expect it to be a central source for the reconstruction and analysis of the Athenian thought and world...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By C. B. R. Pelling (editor)

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9780198149873 | Clarendon Pr, May 29, 1997, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: Tragedy was central to the experience of being a fifth-century Athenian citizen.

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Product Description: Weaving together ancient Greek texts and post-modernist theory, Rocco addresses Greek drama using modern critcal theortists such as Foucault and Habermas. He argues for the continuing relevance of the classical past and in particular the continuing desirability of democracy. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780520204942 | Univ of California Pr, January 1, 1997, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Weaving together ancient Greek texts and post-modernist theory, Rocco addresses Greek drama using modern critcal theortists such as Foucault and Habermas.

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Product Description: In this book, some of the foremost scholars of Greek drama explore the work of all three great tragedians and approach them from a variety of perspectives on history and theory, including poststructuralism and Marxism. They investigate the possibilities for coordinating theoretically informed readings of tragedy with a renewed attention to the pressure of material history within those texts...read more
By Barbara E. Goff (editor)

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9780292727793 | Univ of Texas Pr, December 1, 1995, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In this book, some of the foremost scholars of Greek drama explore the work of all three great tragedians and approach them from a variety of perspectives on history and theory, including poststructuralism and Marxism.

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Product Description: Alford begins with the possibility that the insights into human needs and aspirations contained in Greek tragedy might be more profound than psychoanalytic theory. He offers his own psychoanalytic interpretation of the tragedies, one that reconstructs the dramatists' views of the world...read more

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9780300057089 | Yale Univ Pr, December 1, 1992, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Alford begins with the possibility that the insights into human needs and aspirations contained in Greek tragedy might be more profound than psychoanalytic theory.

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9780300105261 | Yale Univ Pr, November 30, 1992, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Psychoanalytic readings of literature are often reductionist, seeking to find in great works of the past support for current psychoanalytic tenets.

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9780804710923 | Stanford Univ Pr, September 1, 1980, cover price $39.50

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9780804710930 | Stanford Univ Pr, January 1, 1981, cover price $16.95

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