Analysing six Greek tragedies - the Orestes triology, Ajax, Antigone and Philoctetes - and Hamlet, this book also contains a chapter on the Greek and the Elizabethan dramatic forms and one on religious drama. This is an important work from an author respected for a constructive and sensitive quality of criticism.
Table of Contents
1. Agamemnon 2. Choephori 3. Eumenides 4. Philoctetes 5. Antigone 6. Ajax 7. Greek and Elizabethan Tragedy 8. Religious Drama and its Interpretation 9. Hamlet 9.1 The Problem of Hamlet 9.2 Hamlet and the Oedipus 9.3 The First Six Scenes 9.4 Hamlet and Laertes 9.5. Hamlet and Ophelia 9.6. Hamlet and his Madness 9.7. The Players 9.8. Hamlet and Claudius 9.9 Providence 9.10. Conclusion