Rationalist Criticism of Greek Tragedy

Rationalist Criticism of Greek Tragedy : The Nature, History, and Influence of a Critical Revolution

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This book examines one of the most radical and precipitous instances in the shift in interpretation and evolution of literary works and their authors. Specifically, Rationalist Criticism of Greek Tragedy focuses on the 'rehabilitation' of Euripides in the late nineteenth-century, including the crucial role played by the classicist and English scholar A.W. Verrall.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 149.9 x 223.5 x 15.2mm | 204.12g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739112198
  • 9780739112199

About James E. Ford

James E. Ford is an English professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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Table of contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Introduction to Rationalist Criticism Chapter 3 The Influence of Rationalist Criticism Chapter 4 Survey of Acknowledged Rationalist Critics Chapter 5 Unacknowledged Rationalists and the Problem of Definition Chapter 6 Circumstantial Causes of Rationalist Criticism Chapter 7 Conlcusion: The Essance of Rationalist Criticism Chapter 8 Notes Chapter 9 Works Cited
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