ERIC Number: ED085725
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968
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Euripides: A Collection of Critical Essays. Twentieth Century Views Series.
Segal, Erich, Ed.
One of a series of works aimed at presenting contemporary critical opinion on major authors, this collection includes essays by Erich Segal, William Arrowsmith, G. M. A. Grube, Anne Pippin Burnett, Eilhard Schlesinger, Bernard M. W. Knox, Eric A. Havelock, Jean-Paul Sartre, Christian Wolff, and Thomas G. Rosenmeyer--all dealing with the plays of Euripides. Designed for use by both literary critics and secondary and college teachers of English, this work would also be of value to undergraduate and graduate students of literature. The essays deal with the theater of ideas, Euripides and the Gods, the virtues of Admetus, tragedy and religion, "Medea,""The Trojan Women,""Hippolytus," and "Orestes." A chronology of important dates in Euripides' life, a brief set of biographical notes on the contributors to this collection, and a bibliography of works on Euripides complete the volume. (LL)
Descriptors: Drama, Greek Literature, Higher Education, Literary Criticism, Literature Appreciation, Secondary Education, Tragedy
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632 ($4.95 cloth, $1.95 paper)
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