Acts of War: Iraq and Afghanistan in Seven Plays - Malpede, Karen (Editor), and Messina, Michael (Editor), and Shuman, Bob (Editor)

As Karen Malpede points out in her introduction to "Acts of War, "tragedy "arose as a complement to, perhaps also as an antidote to, war." The greatest of the early playwrights wrote from experience Aeschylus and Sophocles were generals in the Athenian army, and Euripides was a combat veteran. Electronic media reports war instantly, but the stage ...

Acts of War: Iraq and Afghanistan in Seven Plays 2011, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810127326

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