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Author Whitman, Cedric Hubbell, author

Title Sophocles : a study of heroic humanism / Cedric H. Whitman
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1951
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Description 1 online resource (292 pages)
Series ACLS Humanities E-book
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Contents pt. 1. The enigma of Sophocles. The classic view ; Scholarship and Hamartia ; Chronology -- pt. 2. Tragic Arete. The matrix of heroism: Ajax ; Man the measure: Antigone -- pt. 3. Tragic knowledge. Late learning: Trachiniae ; Irrational evil: Oedipus Rex -- pt. 4. Tragic endurance. Trial by time: Electra ; The paradox of will: Philoctetes ; Apocalypse: Oedipus at Colonus -- pt. 5. The heroic world. Sophocles and the fifth century ; The metaphysic of humanism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-285) and index
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Subject Sophocles -- Criticism and interpretation.
Courage in literature.
Heroes in literature.
Humanism in literature.
Mythology, Greek, in literature.
Genre/Form Tragedies (Drama)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0674821408
9780674821408
Other Titles Study of heroic humanism