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Reading Greek Tragedy
Preface 1. The drama of logos 2. The language of appropriation 3. The city of words 4. Relations and relationships 5. Sexuality and reference 6. Text and tradition 7. Mind and madness 8. BlindnessExpand
The Poet's Voice: Essays on Poetics and Greek Literature
Introduction 1. The poet hero: language and representation in the Odyssey 2. Imitations of immortality: fame and tradition from Homer to Pindar 3. Comic inversion and inverted commas: AristophanesExpand
Foucault's Virginity: Ancient Erotic Fiction and the History of Sexuality
Preface 1. Virginity and going the whole hog: violence and the protocols of desire 2. The gay science 3. How like a woman Notes Indexes.
The Great Dionysia and Civic Ideology
There have been numerous attempts to understand the role and importance of the Great Dionysia in Athens, and it is a festival that has been made crucial to varied and important characterizations ofExpand
What Is Ekphrasis For?
his article broaches a simple question. What is an ekphrasis for ? A considerable amount has been written about what particular ekphraseis might mean . In the last twenty years especially,Expand
Sophocles and the Language of Tragedy
Introduction: Entrances and Exits Section 1: Tragic Language 1: Undoing: Lusis and the Analysis of Irony 2: The Audience on Stage: Rhetoric, Emotion and Judgment 3: Line for Line 4: Choreography: TheExpand
Being Greek under Rome : cultural identity, the second sophistic and the development of empire
List of contributors Introduction: setting an agenda - 'everything is Greece to the wise' Simon Goldhill Part I. Subjected to Empire: 1. From Megalopolis to Cosmopolis: Polybius, or there and backExpand
Who Needs Greek?: Contests in the Cultural History of Hellenism
List of illustrations List of abbreviations Introduction: shaking the foundations 1. Learning Greek is heresy! Resisting Erasmus 2. Becoming Greek, with Lucian 3. Blood from the shadows: Strauss'Expand
Civic ideology and the problem of difference: the politics of Aeschylean tragedy, once again
  • S. Goldhill
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Hellenic Studies
  • 1 November 2000
There have been few issues in the contemporary analysis of Greek tragedy as hotly debated as what I shall call ‘civic ideology and the problem of difference’. By this I mean a nexus of interrelatedExpand