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    DescriptionDrawing on comprehensive analyses of all of Sophocles' plays, on structuralist anthropology, and on other extensive work on myth and tragedy, Charles Segal examines Sophocles both as a great dramatic poet and as a serious thinker. He shows how Sophoclean tragedy reflects the human condition in its constant and tragic struggle for order and civilized life against the ever-present threat of savagery and chaotic violence, both within society and within the individual. Tragedy and Civilization begins with a study of these themes and then proceeds to detailed discussions of each of the seven plays. For this edition Segal also provides a new preface discussing recent developments in the study of Sophocles.


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    Title
    Tragedy and Civilization
    Subtitle
    An Interpretation of Sophocles
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charles Segal
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 528
    Width: 145 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 658 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780806131368
    ISBN 10: 0806131365
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LIT
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    Ingram Subject Code: PY
    Libri: I-PY
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    B&T General Subject: 495
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    B&T Approval Code: A24204000
    DC22: 882/.01, 882.01
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    BISAC V2.8: LIT013000, LIT006000
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    BISAC V2.8: DRA006000
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    LC classification: PA4417 .S47 1999
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    University of Oklahoma Press
    Imprint name
    University of Oklahoma Press
    Publication date
    31 December 1999
    Publication City/Country
    Oklahoma