Tragedy and the Tragic: Greek Theatre and Beyond


This important book of thirty new essays focuses on the crucial question: what makes tragedy, especially Greek tragedy, tragic? The contributors include many of the world's foremost scholars in the field of Greek drama. The book is accessible to readers with no knowledge of Greek and will be essential reading for anyone interested in tragedy, especially students and specialists in classics, drama, and English literature.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Richard Buxton
  • Helene P. Foley
  • Michael Trapp
  • Kevin Lee
  • W. Geoffrey Arnott
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Oxford
Publication year:
  • 1998


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