Study of Sophoclean drama

with a new preface and enlarged bibliographical note by Gordon MacDonald Kirkwood

Publisher: Cornell University Press in Ithaca

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Sophocles -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Mythology, Greek, in literature.,
  • Tragedy.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-300) and indexes.

StatementG.M. Kirkwood.
SeriesCornell studies in classical philology ;, v. 31
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA4417 .K48 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 308 p. ;
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1098120M
ISBN 100801482410
LC Control Number94022808

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All in all, when we survey the treatment of character in Sophoclean drama, a pattern emerges. More than once, the playwright undercuts the classical audience's expectation of the way a well-known hero or villain behaves or should behave in myth. “A new approach. In place of a general commentary on Sophoclean stagecraft or a close study of a particular problem in stagecraft itself, verbal texture and theatrical spectacle are linked through a study of the theme of vision. Seale suggests that a Sophoclean drama is typically a movement from illusion to true sight. A summary of Oedipus at Colonus, lines – in Sophocles's The Oedipus Plays. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Oedipus Plays and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. Whitman () in the title of his book on Sophocles advocates a specific “heroic humanism” as the kernel of the Sophoclean drama; Winnington-Ingram – detects a “heroism of human beings, which give the picture of a hero who is wronged in some ways and fights against his/her ‘enemies’ and a divinely sent-destiny”.

Helping Friends and Harming Enemies: A Study in Sophocles and Greek Ethics (review) Jenny Teichman Philosophy and Literature, Vol Number 1, April , pp. (Review) Published by Johns Hopkins University Press DOI: For additional information about this article Access provided at 3 Apr GMT from Scholarly Communication. This Guide to Sophocles' "Antigone" IS AN INTRODUCTION to the vagaries of Greek tragedy and is part of an experiment in a new kind of classical primary audience is the student who has some rudimentary knowledge of Greek and who wants to learn to read a drama in the original. There are extensive philological, literary, historical, and cultural aids. - Gordon Macdonald Kirkwood, A Study of Sophoclean Drama - Alexander Turyn, The Byzantine Manuscript Tradition of the Tragedies of Euripides - James Wilson Poultney, The Bronze Tables of Iguvium - Lily Ross Taylor, The Voting Districts of the Roman Republic - Gilbert Highet, The Anatomy of Satire. Metatheater, or "theater within theater", is a critical approach often used in studies of Shakespearian or modern drama. Breaking new ground in the study of ancient Greek tragedy, Mark Ringer applies the concept of metatheatricality to the work of Sophocles.

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Although many commentators have dealt with various aspects of structure in Sophoclean drama, G. Kirkwood contends that "Sophocles' mastery of dramatic form is accepted with casual and superficial deference rather than fully and clearly understood." This book shows how Sophocles' method of presenting character, his unique handling of myth, his predilection for presenting.

A Study of Sophoclean Drama Book Description: Although many commentators have dealt with various aspects of structure in Sophoclean drama, G. Kirkwood contends that "Sophocles' mastery of dramatic form is accepted with casual and Study of Sophoclean drama book deference rather than fully and clearly understood.".

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1 vol. 16x23 cm, xiii pp. (Cornell Studies in Classical Philology. Vol. XXXI.) Prix: 5 dollars. 'This book', the author writes at the beginning of his introduction (p. 1), 'is primarily an examination of Sophocles ' methods of in dramatic Author: J.

Davison. Borrow it Toggle Dropdown Albert D. Cohen Management Library; Architecture/Fine Arts Library; Archives and Special Collections; Bibliothèque Alfred-Monnin (Université de Saint-Boniface). Studies on the Text of Sophocles. Author: Formerly Regius Professor of Greek and Student Hugh Lloyd-Jones,Hugh Lloyd-Jones,Nigel Guy Wilson,University Lecturer in Classical Languages and Fellow N G Wilson.

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand ISBN: N.A Category: Greek drama Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» "The editors' approach is remarkably fresh. A Companion to Sophocles presents the first comprehensive collection of essays in decades to address all aspects of the life, works, and critical reception of Sophocles.

First collection of its kind to provide introductory essays to the fragments of his lost plays and to the remaining fragments of one satyr-play, the Ichneutae, in Study of Sophoclean drama book to each of his extant tragedies.

Cornell University Press fosters a culture of broad and sustained inquiry through the publication of scholarship that is engaged, influential, and of lasting significance. This book shows how Sophocles' method of presenting character, his unique handling of myth, his predilection for presenting ideas by comparison and contrast, and his.

This book is a detailed study of the plays of Sophocles through examination of a single ethical principle. Sophocles has traditionally been considered the least philosophical of the three great Greek tragedians, but Professor Whitlock Blundell offers an important new examination of the ethical content of the plays by focusing primarily on the traditional Greek popular moral code of Cited by: This study of Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus demonstrates the applicability of narrative models to drama.

It presents a major contribution not only to Sophoclean criticism but to dramatic criticism as a whole. For the first time, the methods of contemporary narrative theory are thoroughly applied to the text of a single major play. Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus is presented as a. Sophocles, the son of Sophilus, was a wealthy member of the rural deme (small community) of Hippeios Colonus in Attica, which was to become a setting for one of his plays, and he was probably born there.

Sophocles was born a few years before the Battle of Marathon in BC: the exact year is unclear, although /6 is the most likely. Sophocles was born into a wealthy Born: / BC, Colonus, Attica.

Sophoclean Drama G. Kirkwood: A Study of Sophoclean Drama. (Cornell Studies in Classical Philology, Xxxi.) Pp. Xiii + New York: Cornell University Press Cited by: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context in addition to each of his extant tragedies Features new essays on Sophoclean drama that go well beyond the current state of scholarship on Sophocles Presents readings that historicize Sophocles in relation to the social, cultural, and intellectual world of fifth century Athens.

This book is a detailed study of the plays of Sophocles through examination of a single ethical principle. Sophocles has traditionally been considered the least philosophical of the three great Greek tragedians, but Professor Whitlock Blundell offers an important new examination of the ethical content of the plays by focusing primarily on the traditional Greek.

Abstract. The most notable feature of Oedipus the King, even on a first viewing or perusal, is its matchless and terrifying intensity, an intensity which is inseparable from its economy as a work of plot is single and of determined bounds: it tells how Oedipus discovers the secret of his birth, and the effect of this discovery on himself, his wife/mother, and the appalled citizenry.

8 For a discussion of this aspect of Sophoclean drama see the definitive, but controversial, study by B. Knox, The Heroic Temper: Studies in Sophoclean Tragedy (Berkeley/Los Angeles, ).

9 Phrynichus, fr. 32, in R. Kassel and C. Austin (eds.), Poetae Comici Graeci, vol. vii File Size: 5MB. This book is an important contribution to the ongoing debate between creationism and evolution.

A Study of Sophoclean Drama Gordon MacDonald Kirkwood — Drama. SOPHOCLES AND THE GREEK TRAGIC TRADITION Thirteen essays by senior international experts on Greek tragedy take a fresh look at Sophocles’ dramas. They reassess their crucial role in the creation of the tragic repertoire, in the idea of the tragic canon in antiquity, and in the making and infinite recreation of the tragic.

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Elements of Sophoclean Dramas Antigone And The Body Of Polynices The play Antigone did not have acts or scenes, and neither did any plays during this time period of Ancient Greece. Sophoclean tragedies, and in particular the 'Theban plays', offer a promising arena in which to conduct such an analysis.

Ahrensdorf nails his colours to the mast at the beginning of the book: Sophoclean drama, in his view, is both deeply respectful of the power of religion and at the same time politically rationalist.

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Brook - Hardcover **Mint Condition**. Sophocles World Literature Analysis The later a Sophoclean tragedy is, the more its plot tends to be focused upon an individual hero. This tendency is quite different from the tragedies of.

This approach to Sophoclean drama is (as in the author's previous work on the subject) both historical and critical; the universal and therefore contemporary appeal of the plays is to be found not by slighting or dismissing their historical context, but by an attempt to understand it Cited by: Tragic Rites.

Narrative and Ritual in Sophoclean Drama. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press pp. Cloth, $ Both narrative and ritual have attracted much attention in recent tragic scholarship. Adriana Brook’s monograph brings them together in an impressive study which ranges across the seven surviving plays of : P.

Finglass. Emphasizing the intensity of the spoken language, they capture the unrelenting power of Sophoclean drama. No other English translation conveys the same terrifying emotional level, especially in the choral odes, the forceful descriptions of Jokasta's death, the blinding of Oedipus, and the final scene of desolation.

Sophocles has books on Goodreads with ratings. Sophocles’s most popular book is Oedipus Rex (The Theban Plays, #1). Kirkwood, Gordon MacDonald. A Study of Sophoclean Drama.

Reprint. New York: Johnson Reprint, An examination and analysis of the methods and structures of dramatic composition used by.A Companion to Sophocles presents the first comprehensive collection of essays in decades to address all aspects of the life, works, and critical reception of Sophocles.

First collection of its kind to provide introductory essays to the fragments of his lost plays and to the remaining fragments of one satyr-play, the Ichneutae, in addition to each of his extant tragedies.Brill's Companion to Sophocles offers 32 chapters, newly commissioned and written by leading scholars, on Sophocles' life and works, as well as upon the basic historical, social, intellectual, moral, philosophical and religious issues of interest to Sophocles which remain central in the study of Greek tragedy to this day.

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