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Author Willink, C. W. (Charles W.)

Title Collected papers on Greek tragedy / C.W. Willink ; edited by W. Benjamin Henry
Published Leiden, the Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, 2010
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Contents Some problems of text and interpretation in the Bacchae (Summary) -- A problem in Aeschylus' Septem (Summary) -- Some problems of text and interpretation in the Hippolytus -- The prologue of Iphigenia at Aulis -- Prodicus, "Meteorosophists" and the "Tantalus" paradigm -- Review of M.L. West, Greek metre (Oxford, 1982) -- Sleep after labour in Euripides' Heracles -- Euripides, Medea 1-45, 371-85 -- The reunion duo in Euripides' Helen -- The parados of Euripides' Helen -- The goddess [devotion] and pseudo-Euripides in Euripides' Phoenissae -- Euripides, Supplices 71-86 and the chorus of "attendants" -- Review of Conacher, Euripides Alcestis and Craik, Euripides Phoenician women (Warminster, 1988) -- Notes on the parodos-scene in Euripides' Heraclidae 73-117 -- Euripides, Supplices 42-70 -- Review of J. Dingle, The textual tradition of Euripides' Orestes (Oxford, 1991) -- Review of J.R. Porter, Studies in Euripides' Orestes (Mnemosyne suppl. 128, 1994) -- Review of W. Stockert, Euripides Hippolytus (Teubner, 1994) -- Sophocles, Electra 137-9 -- Euripides, Hippolytus 145-50 -- Further critical notes on Euripides' Hippolytus -- Euripides, Hippolytus 1122-5 (Again) -- Review of J. Chadwick, Lexicographica Graeca (Oxford, 1996) -- Review of H. Lloyd-Jones and N.G. Wilson, Sophocles : second thoughts (Hypomnemata 100, 1997) -- The opening speech of Sophocles' Antigone -- Notes on the parados and other Cantica of Euripides' Cyclops -- Euripides, Andromache 103-125 : metre and text -- Again the Orestes musical papyrus -- Critical studies in the Cantica of Sophocles i. Antigone -- Critical studies in the Cantica of Sophocles ii. Ajax, Trachiniae, Oedipus tyrannus -- Critical studies in the Cantica of Sophocles iii. Electra, Philoctetes, Oedipus at Colonus -- The metre of Stesichorus PMG 15/192 -- The invocations of Epaphus in Aeschylus, Supplices 40-57 and Euripides, Phoenissae 679-89 -- Euripides, Medea 131-213 -- Euripides, Hecuba 905-22 -- Euripides, Ion 763-803 -- Euripides, Bacchae 402-33 -- Further critical notes on Euripides' Orestes -- Studies in the Cantica of Euripides' Rhesus -- Aeschylus, Agamemnon 173-85 and 205-17 -- Aeschylus, Agamemnon 681-716 -- Critical notes on the Cantica of Euripides' Heracles -- Review of C. Concilio, M. D'Aiuto, S. Polizio, La tradizione metrica della tragedia Greca (Naples, 2002) -- Hecuba 444-6/455-7, Helen 1465-77, Bacchae 565-75 -- Critical notes on the Cantica of Euripides' Andromache -- Phaedra and "chorus" in Euripides' Hippolytus -- Euripides, Iphigenia in Tauris 392-455 -- Sophocles, Antigone 23-5 and the burial of Eteocles -- The second stasimon on Euripides' Electra -- Euripides, Iphigenia in Tauris 123-36 -- Euripides, Hippolytus 732-75 -- Sophocles, Antigone 891-928 and 929-43 -- Entrances, exits and locations in Aeschylus' Persae -- Aeschylus, Supplices 40-85 -- Euripides, Electra 432-86 and Iph. Taur. 827-99 -- Further on the Helen reunion duo -- Further notes on Euripides' Medea -- Critical notes on the Cantica of Euripides' Alcestis
Summary Sir Charles Willink was responsible for some of the most important advances in the study of the text and metre of Greek tragedy published in the last fifty years. With his unrivalled knowledge of tragic usage and ear for subtle rhythmical points, he was able to solve long-standing problems in areas ranging from metrical analysis to staging and the detection of interpolations, and many of his proposals have already been adopted in standard editions. This volume collects all Willink's published papers, except the two earliest, which are summarized. Three important new articles, on Euripidesa (TM
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Greek drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Henry, W. Benjamin, 1975-
ISBN 1283039060
9004189793 (electronic bk.)
9781283039062
9789004189799 (electronic bk.)