Publisher:Oxford at the Claredon Press, Oxford, 1945
Dust Jacket:No Jacket
Oxford at the Claredon Press, 1945, Brown Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, Reprint
gilt titles spine; reprinted photographically from corrected sheets of the first edition; "the author has attempted to show the importance and place of certain ideas in the seven plays of Sophocles and through them to estimate what the plays really mean and what Sophoclean tragedy really is. The formative thought of Sophocles has too long been neglected, as his style and dramatic effects have not. In trying to elucidate the meaning of ideas in the plays Bowra has naturally been forced to discuss Greek opinions on various matters. We too often assume that the Greeks thought just as we do, and it is of primary importance to find out where they would agree or disagree with us, even though we may have. to examine trite or commonplace questions."; small marks to covers; previous owner's name on front endpaper; some underlining & margin marks; including index - 384 pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Theatre & Plays; Literature & Literary; Essays & Literary Criticism. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: LIT00026.