At a glance:
- Author: C. John Herington
- First Published: 1985
- Type of Work: Literary criticism
- Genres: Criticism, Nonfiction
- Subjects: Authors or writers, Literature, Poetry or poets, Drama or dramatists, Greek or Roman times, Plays or playwrights
Poetry into Drama: Early Tragedy and the Greek Poetic Tradition is the forty-ninth volume of the Sather Lectures, a major series of classical studies based upon public lectures given by the Sather Professor of Classical Literature at the University of California at Berkeley. John Herington is a distinguished classical scholar whose most important previous book, The Author of Prometheus Bound (1970), supports the strongly disputed Aeschylean authorship of this play.
Turning his critical attention in Poetry into Drama to the contributions of...
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