Aeschylus

Aeschylus

Prometheus Bound

eBook - 2012
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Prometheus Bound is a play beloved of revolutionaries, romantics and rebels, with a fierce optimism tempered by an acute awareness of the compromises, dangers and obsessions of political action. This companion sets the play in its historical context, explores its challenge to authority, and traces its reception from the sixteenth to the twentieth century. Many scholars have disputed its Aeschylean authorship, but it has proved the most influential of tragedies outside academia. Marx's favourite tragedy, Prometheus Bound is also a foundational text for the genre of science fiction through its i.
Publisher: Bristol : Bristol Classical Press, 2012
ISBN: 9781472502490
1472502493
0715634763
9780715634769
Characteristics: 1 online resource (176 pages) : illustrations

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