Aeschylus: The Oresteia, a Student Guide

Simon Goldhill


Simon Goldhill specializes in the play's themes--justice, sexual politics, violence, and the function of guy in historic Greek culture--in this normal creation to Aeschylus' Oresteia, probably the most very important and influential of all Greek dramas. After exploring how Aeschylus constructs a delusion for town during which he lived, a last bankruptcy considers the impact of the Oresteia on extra modern theater. The volume's geared up constitution and consultant to additional studying will make it a useful reference for college kids and academics. First variation Hb (1992): 0-521-40293-X First variation Pb (1992): 0-521-40853-9

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