By Kirk Ormand (ed.)
A better half to Sophocles offers the 1st complete choice of essays in many years to deal with all facets of the lifestyles, works, and significant reception of Sophocles.
- First number of its type to supply introductory essays to the fragments of his misplaced performs and to the remainder fragments of 1 satyr-play, the Ichneutae, as well as each one of his extant tragedies
- Features new essays on Sophoclean drama that move well past the present nation of scholarship on Sophocles
- Presents readings that historicize Sophocles in terms of the social, cultural, and highbrow international of 5th century Athens
- Seeks to put later interpretations and variations of Sophocles of their old context
- Includes essays devoted to problems with gender and sexuality; major moments within the historical past of studying Sophocles; and reception of Sophocles by means of either historical and smooth playwrights
Chapter 1 advent (pages 1–6): Kirk Ormand
Chapter 2 The Textual Transmission of Sophocles' Dramas (pages 7–24): P. J. Finglass
Chapter three Sophocles' Biography (pages 25–37): Ruth Scodel
Chapter four Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides (pages 38–52): John Davidson
Chapter five Antigone (pages 53–68): Andre Lardinois
Chapter 6 Polyphonic Ajax (pages 69–83): Peter Burian
Chapter 7 Oedipus Tyrannus (pages 84–97): Vayos Liapis
Chapter eight Electra (pages 98–110): Francis Dunn
Chapter nine The Divided Worlds of Sophocles' ladies of Trachis (pages 111–125): Margaret Rachel Kitzinger
Chapter 10 The Philoctetes of Sophocles (pages 126–140): Paul Woodruff
Chapter eleven final issues: Oedipus at Colonus and the top of Tragedy (pages 141–154): Thomas Van Nortwick
Chapter 12 Sophocles' Ichneutae or tips on how to Write a Satyr Play (pages 155–168): Willeon Slenders
Chapter thirteen Sophoclean Fragments (pages 169–184): Carolin Hahnemann
Chapter 14 Sophocles Didaskalos (pages 185–203): C. W. Marshall
Chapter 15 Poetic audio system in Sophocles (pages 204–219): Sarah H. Nooter
Chapter sixteen Sophocles' Choruses (pages 220–235): Sheila Murnaghan
Chapter 17 Lament as Speech Act in Sophocles (pages 236–250): Casey Due
Chapter 18 Sophocles and sophistication (pages 251–269): Peter W. Rose
Chapter 19 Sophocles and modern Politics (pages 270–286): Robin Osborne
Chapter 20 Sophocles and Athenian legislation (pages 287–300): Edward M. Harris
Chapter 21 the need and bounds of Deliberation in Sophocles' Theban performs (pages 301–315): Edith Hall
Chapter 22 Heroic Pharmacology: Sophocles and the Metaphors of Greek scientific idea (pages 316–330): Robin Mitchell?Boyask
Chapter 23 Sophocles and Hero Cult (pages 331–348): Bruno Currie
Chapter 24 slicing to the Bone: Recalcitrant our bodies in Sophocles (pages 349–366): Nancy Worman
Chapter 25 Staging moms in Sophocles' Electra and Oedipus the King (pages 367–380): Laura McClure
Chapter 26 Marriage in Sophocles: an issue for Social background (pages 381–394): Cynthia Patterson
Chapter 27 Masculinity and Freedom in Sophocles (pages 395–407): Bruce M. King
Chapter 28 Aristotle on Sophocles (pages 409–423): John T. Kirby
Chapter 29 Sophocles and Homer (pages 424–439): Seth L. Schein
Chapter 30 dealing with as much as Tragedy (pages 440–461): Michael Lurie
Chapter 31 Virginia Woolf, Richard Jebb, and Sophocles' Antigone (pages 462–476): Denise Eileen McCoskey and Mary Jean Corbett
Chapter 32 Freud and the Drama of Oedipal fact (pages 477–491): Richard H. Armstrong
Chapter 33 Sophocles with Lacan (pages 492–504): Mark Buchan
Chapter 34 Oedipus on Oedipus: Sophocles, Seneca, Politics, and remedy (pages 505–522): Alex Dressler
Chapter 35 Jean Anouilh's Antigone (pages 523–537): Jed Deppman
Chapter 36 input Antigone, enable the Agones start: Sophocles' Antigone in Nineteenth?Century Greece (pages 538–556): Gonda Van Steen
Chapter 37 Tony Harrison's The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus (pages 557–571): Hallie Rebecca Marshall
Chapter 38 Black Oedipus (pages 572–585): Emily Wilson
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The biographical tradition ascribes these features to Sophocles, either because they first appeared in his plays (from among those they knew), or simply because they seem to belong to the period when he was prominent. To be sure, he may have been the most important promoter of these changes, but he could hardly have introduced them on his own. The biography also says that Satyrus attributed him the curved staff, and Istrus the white shoes worn by actors and chorus; Hellenistic scholars looked for an inventor for everything and for things for every major dramatist to invent.
70 (especially p. 530 n. 4). On Didymus, see Pfeiffer (1968): 277. On Pius, see Finglass (2011a) (on Aj. 143–5). Concerning knowledge of Sophocles’ plays among ancient authors, see Pearson (1917), i: xlvi–xci. On Latin literature and Sophocles, see Holford-Strevens (1999). For papyri of the seven plays, see Daris (2003): 97–9. For scholars’ names on papyri, McNamee (2007): 362–71. Among editions of the ancient scholia, see De Marco (1952) for scholia on OC; Christodoulou (1977) for scholia on Ajax; Janz (2005) for scholia on Philoctetes; and Papageorgius (1888) for other scholia.
A Companion to Sophocles by Kirk Ormand (ed.)