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The Resource The mourning voice : an essay on Greek tragedy, by Nicole Loraux ; translated from the French by Elizabeth Trapnell Rawlings ; foreword by Pietro Pucci

The mourning voice : an essay on Greek tragedy, by Nicole Loraux ; translated from the French by Elizabeth Trapnell Rawlings ; foreword by Pietro Pucci

Label
The mourning voice : an essay on Greek tragedy
Title
The mourning voice
Title remainder
an essay on Greek tragedy
Statement of responsibility
by Nicole Loraux ; translated from the French by Elizabeth Trapnell Rawlings ; foreword by Pietro Pucci
Title variation
Essay on Greek tragedy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"In The Mourning Voice, Nicole Loraux presents a radical challenge to what has become the dominant view of tragedy in recent years: the view that tragedy is primarily a civic phenomenon, infused with Athenian political ideology, that envisions its spectators first and foremost as citizens, members of the political collective. Instead, Loraux maintains, the spectator addressed by tragedy is the individual defined primarily in terms of his or her humanity, rather than in terms of affiliation with a political group. The plays, she says, involve the spectators in the emotional expressiveness of tragic suffering, thereby creating a "theatrical identity." Aroused by the experience of suffering, the audience is reminded that it is witnessing a theatrical representation of the instability of the human condition - a state that Loraux asserts tragedy is uniquely suited to convey."--Jacket
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Cataloging source
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Loraux, Nicole
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • Cornell studies in classical philology
  • The Townsend lectures
Series volume
volume 58.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Greek drama (Tragedy)
  • Greece
  • Grief in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Civilization
  • Greek drama (Tragedy)
  • Grief in literature
  • Greece
Label
The mourning voice : an essay on Greek tragedy, by Nicole Loraux ; translated from the French by Elizabeth Trapnell Rawlings ; foreword by Pietro Pucci
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 95-119) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn863052711
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 127 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780801466984
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctthcb80
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)863052711
Label
The mourning voice : an essay on Greek tragedy, by Nicole Loraux ; translated from the French by Elizabeth Trapnell Rawlings ; foreword by Pietro Pucci
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 95-119) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn863052711
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 127 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780801466984
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctthcb80
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)863052711

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