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Word and Action: Essays on the Ancient Theater

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Bernard Knox is one of the most important and influential critics of Greek drama writing today. His books, articles, reviews, and essays have educated a generation of readers, from scholars studying original texts to those who know the Oresteia only in translation.
Paperback, 392 pages
Published August 1st 1986 by Johns Hopkins University Press (first published November 1st 1979)
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Clifton Toliver
Jan 03, 2012 Clifton Toliver rated it it was amazing
One of the best books on ancient theater ever written. Knox brings his incisive and creative critical insights to this subject in a very readable manner. Highly recommended.
Dan
Jan 21, 2009 Dan rated it it was amazing
His close readings are indispensable for the Greekless reader. See especially "Aeschylus and the Third Actor," "The Ajax of Sophocles," "Second Thoughts in Greek Tragedy," and "Euripidean Comedy."
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Noted English classicist, author, and critic who became an American citizen. Knox is known for his efforts to make classics more accessible to the public.
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