By Kirk Ormand
- First number of its style 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 every one of his extant tragedies
- Features new essays on Sophoclean drama that move way past the present nation of scholarship on Sophocles
- Presents readings that historicize Sophocles with regards to the social, cultural, and highbrow global of 5th century Athens
- Seeks to put later interpretations and variations of Sophocles of their ancient context
- Includes essays devoted to problems with gender and sexuality; major moments within the background of reading Sophocles; and reception of Sophocles through either historical and glossy playwrights
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