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Author Name    Podlecki, Anthony J.

Title   THE POLITICAL BACKGROUND OF AESCHYLEAN TRAGEDY

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good in Good+ dust jacket

Publisher    University of Michigan Press 1966

Seller ID   17822

Very light shelfwear to book. Light tanning to pages. DJ is price-clipped. DJ has a few tears and chipping with light soiling ; The author examines the seven extant plays of Aeschylus against the political and military background of his time. As one who himself fought at the battle of Salamis, Aeschylus was profoundly concerned with military events (the messenger speech in Persians) and potitical changes (Eumenides). In this volume, Podlecki adopted a 'historicist' approach to tragedy, adding a new dimension to the understanding of Aeschylus' poetry. ; 188 pages

Aeschylus Poetry & Poets Political Science Greek Literature

Price = 23.00 USD



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