By Charles Segal

Drawing on entire analyses of all of Sophocles’ performs, on structuralist anthropology, and on different large paintings on fable and tragedy, Charles Segal examines Sophocles either as an excellent dramatic poet and as a significant philosopher. He exhibits how Sophoclean tragedy displays the human in its consistent and tragic fight for order and civilized lifestyles opposed to the ever present danger of savagery and chaotic violence, either inside of society and in the person. For this variation Segal additionally presents a brand new preface discussing contemporary advancements within the research of Sophocles.

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