“An Introduction to Greek Tragedy” by Ruth Scodel

Ideal for students studying Greek drama at AS and A2 Level, Ruth Scodel’s new guide to tragedy provides helpful background information to this difficult genre and an overview of current scholarship. The book includes individual chapters on some of the most commonly performed plays such as Oedipus Rex, Medea and Antigone that students appreciate both their literary and dramatic qualities as well as the context in which they were written. Ruth Scodel is currently Professor of Greek and Latin at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

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