ISBN-10:
1414439261
ISBN-13:
9781414439266
Pub. Date:
08/14/2009
Publisher:
Gale Group
Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism

Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism

by Gale
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As a convenient source of wide-ranging critical opinion on early literature, this series contains excerpts from criticism through the ages on the works of philosophers, poets and playwrights, political leaders, scientists, mathematicians and writers from

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ISBN-13: 9781414439266
Publisher: Gale Group
Publication date: 08/14/2009
Series: Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Acknowledgmentsxi
Literary Criticism Series Advisory Boardxiii
Greek Theater
Introduction1
Criticism2
Further Reading58
Aeschylus c. 525 B.C.-c. 456 B.C. (Greek playwright) Entry devoted to the historical tragedy Persians, 472 B.C.59
Aristophanes 450 B.C.-385 B.C. (Greek playwright) Entry devoted to the comedy Acharnians, 425 B.C.114
Euripides c. 484 B.C.-406 B.C. (Greek playwright) Entry devoted to the tragicomedy The Alcestis, 438 B.C.169
Menander c. 342 B.C.-c. 293 B.C. (Greek playwright) Entry devoted to the comedy The Dyskolos, 316 B.C.220
Sophocles c. 496 B.C.-c. 406 B.C. (Greek playwright) Entry devoted to the tragedy The Ajax, c. 450 B.C.278
Thespis fl. 6th century B.C. (Greek poet and actor)319
Literary Criticism Series Cumulative Author Index343
Literary Criticism Series Cumulative Topic Index431
CMLC Cumulative Nationality Index439
CMLC Cumulative Title Index441

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