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The political background of Aeschylean tragedy

Anthony J. Podlecki

The political background of Aeschylean tragedy

by Anthony J. Podlecki

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Aeschylus -- Political and social views,
    • Politics and literature -- Greece -- History -- To 1500,
    • Political plays, Greek -- History and criticism,
    • Tragedy,
    • Greece -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Anthony J. Podlecki.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA3829 .P57
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 188 p.
      Number of Pages188
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5981999M
      LC Control Number66011085
      OCLC/WorldCa308034

        Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of The Political Background of Aeschylean Tragedy, Aeschylus, Euripides' Medea Anthony Podlecki | Open Library.   This is the first general introduction in English to Aeschylus s Oresteia, the most important and most influential of all Greek dramas. It discusses the Greek drama festival and the social and political background of Greek tragedy, and offers a reading of this central trilogy.

      The political background of Aeschylean tragedy. Podlecki, Anthony J. Published by You will notice that my book descriptions are not generic, saying "may have." certain conditions. All descriptions are written with actual book in hand. Podlecki, Anthony; Podlecki, Anthony J. ISBN ISBN New. Quantity. Aeschylus Biography With the beginning of the fifth century B.C., the city of Athens entered the most glorious era of its history. The tyranny of Peisistratus had been overthrown in , and a few years later there were important political reforms resulting in a complete democracy, the first in Europe.

      Aeschylus, (born / bc —died / bc, Gela, Sicily), the first of classical Athens’ great dramatists, who raised the emerging art of tragedy to great heights of poetry and theatrical power.. Life and career. Aeschylus grew up in the turbulent period when the Athenian democracy, having thrown off its tyranny (the absolute rule of one man), had to prove itself against both self. The Political Background of Aeschylean Tragedy, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, Roberts, Patrick, The Psychology of Tragic Drama, Boston and London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, Romilly, Jacqueline de, La crainte et l’angoisse dans .


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The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. In this volume, Podlecki adopted a 'historicist' approach to tragedy, adding a new dimension to the understanding of Aeschylus' poetry. The author examines the seven extant plays of Aeschylus against the political and military background of his : A J Podlecki.

Anthony J. Podlecki: The Political Background of Aeschylean Tragedy. Ann Arbor: Michigan UP X, S. 7,50 $. The political history of the early fifth century is deplorably ill docu mented, and it is perhaps and instinctive wish to enlist the plays of Aeschylus among the sources that has led to a number of extravagant hypotheses.

These are the sources and citations used to research Aeschylus' The Persians. This bibliography was generated on Cite This For Me on Monday, March 2, Book.

Aeschylus. and Auletta, R. The Persians - Sun & Moon Press - Los Angeles. The political background of Aeschylean tragedy - Bristol Classical Press - London. In-text.

Further Study Suggestions for Further Reading Further Study Suggestions for Further Reading. Aeschylus. The Oresteia. The Political Background of Aeschylean Tragedy. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan press, Segal, Charles.

Be Book-Smarter. The author examines the seven extant plays of Aeschylus against the political and military background of his time. As one who himself fought at the battle of Salamis, Aeschylus was profoundly concerned with military events (the messenger speech in Persians) and potitical changes (Eumenides).

Aeschylus (UK: / ˈ iː s k ɪ l ə s /, US: / ˈ ɛ s k ɪ l ə s /; Greek: Αἰσχύλος Aiskhylos, pronounced []; c. / – c. / BC) was an ancient Greek is often described as the father of tragedy. Academics' knowledge of the genre begins with his work, and understanding of earlier tragedies is largely based on inferences from his surviving plays.

About Aeschylean Tragedy. Aeschylus was the dramatist who made Athenian tragedy one of the world's great art-forms.

In this completely revised and updated edition of his book Alan H. Sommerstein, analysing the seven extant plays of the Aeschylean corpus (one of them probably in fact the work of another author) and utilising the knowledge we have of the seventy or more whose scripts have not.

Politics and the Oresteia - Volume - C. Macleod. As a drama and a poem the Eumenides is often regarded with unease. It brings the Oresteia to a conclusion; but its account of Athens and the Areopagus seems to many readers inspired more by patriotism (of whatever partisan tinge) than a sense of dramatic unity.

Hence much attention has been devoted to Aeschylus' supposed political message. IN PRAISE OF PROMETHEUS: HUMANISM AND RATIONALISM IN AESCHYLEAN THOUGHT. By Leon Golding.

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Aeschylus was the dramatist who made Athenian tragedy one of the world's great art-forms. In this completely revised and updated edition of his book Alan H.

Sommerstein, analysing the seven extant plays of the Aeschylean corpus (one of them probably in fact the work of another author) and utilising the knowledge we have of the seventy or more whose scripts have not survived, explores Aeschylus.Aeschylus and Politics Anthony J.

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