The Heroic Temper: Studies in Sophoclean Tragedy

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The Heroic Temper: Studies in Sophoclean Tragedy - Knox, Bernard MacGregor Walke

The first two chapters of this book isolate and describe the literary phenomenon of the Sophoclean tragic hero. In all but one of the extant Sophoclean dramas, a heroic figure who is compounded of the same literary elements faced a situation which is essentially the same. The demonstration of this recurrent pattern is made not through character ... Read More

The Heroic Temper: Studies in Sophoclean Tragedy 1983, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520049574

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