The imaginary audience to whom this commentary is addressed includes both pupils and professional colleagues. Younger school children were excluded, since there already exist simplified versions of this play designed for them, but I hope the Sixth Form may find things in it to interest them. Perhaps undergraduates were most often in my mind,
yadfothgildloc wrote:Can anyone give me the names of some commentaries on Eupides' Alkestis, or his style in general? I'm havign a devil of a time with it, and Lushig and Roisman aren't comprehensive enough for me, just starting.
Paul wrote:I'm the last person to discourage someone from studying Greek tragedy, but....depending on how much Greek you've studied, you will likely find the tragedians tough sledding - I know I do.
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