So asks H.D.F Kitto in his acclaimed study of Greek tragedy, available for the first time in Routledge Classics. Kitto argues that in spite of dealing with big moral. Provides illuminating answers to many questions: why did Sophocles develop character-drawing? How and why does it differ from that of Aeschylus? Why are. H. D. F. KITTo. Greek Tragedy; A Literary Study. London,. Methuen, Pp. x + 15 s. As the title suggests, this is a consideration of the extant plays as.

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Why did Aeschylus characterize differently from Sophocles? Why did Sophocles introduce the third actor? Why did Euripides not make better plots? F Kitto in his acclaimed study of Greek tragedy, available for the first time in Routledge Classics. Kitto argues that in spite of dealing with big moral and intellectual questions, the Greek dramatist is above all an artist and the key to understanding classical Greek drama is to try and understand the tragic conception of each play.

He lectured at the University of Glasgow from before becoming Professor of Greek at Bristol University, where he taught until Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


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Kitto has nothing to do with method and displays no knowledge of or interest in literary or dramatic theory. He simply knew these plays almost by heart and shows his love. He will criticize and recognize fault, but his approach is to presume that the dramatists knew what they were doing and to ask why.

The book is filled with rewarding insights. He also makes one aware that so often one confronts an author grappling with something–problem, technique, opportunity–for the first time.

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