Volume 4

Vol. 4.1cover 4.1


The Tragic Chorus and Staging
Herbert Golder

The Chorus and the Gods in Oedipus Tyrranus
Charles Segal

Musical Design in Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrranus
William C. Scott

Performing the Chorus: Choral Action, Interaction, and Absence in Euripides
Rush Rehm

Orchestra and Stage in Euripides’ Suppliant Women
Stephen Scully

The Changing Roles of the Sophoclean Chorus
Stephen Esposito


The Labourers of Herakles
Tony Harrison

Essays and Reviews: Greek Tragedy In Performance

The Later Stages of Greek Drama
Inszenierung der Antike. Das griechische Drama aur der Bühne der Neuzeit, Hellmut Flashar
Ancient Sun, Modern Light, Marianne McDonald
B. M. W. Knox

Geek Tragedy, or, Why I’d Rather Go to the Movies
Les Atrides, Brooklyn Academy of Music
Oedipus Trilogy, Royal Shakespeare Company, Barbican Theater, London
Medea, Almeida Theatre, London/Lonacre Theater, New York
Herbert Golder

Putting on the Dog
Les Atrides, Vincennes/Bradford
Oliver Taplin

Ion: Lost and Found
Ion, the Lost Boy, co-production of Actors Touring Company, London and Piramatiki Skini tis Technis, Thessaloniki
Ion, Royal Shakespeare Company, Barbican Theatre, London
Ruth Padel

The Uses of Imprecision: The Clytemnestra Project at the Guthrie
Clytemnestra, Guthrie Theatre
Robert Sonkowsky

Vol. 4.2

Essayscover 4.2

Writing on the World: Simonides, Exactitude, and Paul Celan
Anne Carson

“The Mercurial Significance of Raiding”: Baby Hermes and Animal Theft in Contemporary Crete
Adele Haft

Pindar and the Prostitutes, or Reading Ancient “Pornography”
Leslie Kurke

Labyrinth of Desire: Cretan Myth in Us
Ruth Padel

Myth, Tradition, and Ideology in the Greek Literary Revival: The Paradoxical Case of Yannis Ritsos
Peter Green


On the Yellow Thistles, George Seferis
translated by Diskin Clay

The King of Asine, George Seferis
Romiosini, Yannis Ritsos
translated by Avi Sharon

Voices from the Front

Cortez in Darien
Alan Farrell


Burkert’s Orientalizing Revolution
Walter Burkert,
The Orientalizing Revolution: Near Eastern Influence on Greek Culture in the Early Archaic Age
Martin Bernal

Classical Verse Translated
Adrian Poole and Jeremy Maule, editors,
The Oxford Book of Classical Verse in Translation
Charles Tomlinson

East Coast Oedipus: Suspicious Readings
Frederic Ahl,
Sophocles’ Oedipus: Evidence and Self-Conviction
Pietro Pucci,
Oedipus and the Fabrication of the Father: Oedipus Tyrannus in Modern Criticism and Philosophy
Charles Segal, Oedipus Tyrannus: T
ragic Heroism and the Limits of Knowledge
Simon Goldhill

Separate But Equal?
Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz and Amy Richlin, editors,
Feminist Theory and the Classics
Mary Lefkowitz

Anthropology Bedeviled
Charles Stewart,
Demons and the Devil: Moral Imagination in Modern Greek Culture
Roger Just

Reading Under the Shade of Parnassus
David Ricks,
The Shade of Homer: A Study in Modern Greek Poetry
Diskin Clay

The Idea of Greece in Ancient Letters
Olga Augustinos,
French Odysseys: Greece in French Travel Literature from the Renaissance to the Romantic Era
Robert Eisner,
Travelers to an Antique Land: The History and Literature of Travel to Greece
Anthony Grafton, with April Shelford and Nancy Siraisi,
New Worlds, Ancient Texts: The Power of Tradition and the Shock of Discovery
Mary Blaine Campbell

Vol. 4.3


This Is Where I Intend To Build A Glorious Temple
Marcel Detienne

Misconceptions about African Blacks in the Ancient Mediterranean World: Specialists and Afrocentrists
Frank Snowden

Herculean Muscle!: The Classicizing Rhetoric of Bodybuilding
Maria Wyke

The Play of Desire: Casting Euripides’ Hippolytus
Mary Beard and John Henderson

Translation and Verse

Book of Job (Chapters 3, 9, 10, 29, 30)
translated by Raymond Scheindlin

Carl Phillips

Jason in Lemnos (Argonautica I.774Ü887)
translated by Peter Green

The Cockrel Weathervane Swerves
As Diotima Saw Socrates

Amelie Oksenberg Rorty


A Stoic’s Confessions
Kenneth Dover,
Marginal Comment: A Memoir
Martha Nussbaum

The Ins and Outs of the Greek Mind
Ruth Padel,
In and Out of the Mind
J.-P. Vernant

Mary Lefkowitz,
Not Out of Africa
Glenn Loury

Nubia in Boston
Permanent Collection of Nubian Artifacts, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Emily Vermeule

What Lyric?
Barbara Hughs Fowler,
Archaic Greek Poetry: An Anthology
Diane J. Rayor,
Sappho’s Lyre: Archaic Lyric and Women Poets of Ancient Greece
Rachel Hadas

Euripides: Conformist, Deviant, Neoconservative?
Justina Gregory,
Euripides and the Instruction of the Athenians
Charles Segal,
Euripides and the Poetics of Sorrow: Art, Gender, and Commemoration in Alcestis, Hippolytus, and Hecuba
Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz,
Anxiety Veiled: Euripides’ Traffic in Women
Ann Michelini

A Distant Music
M. L. West,
Ancient Greek Music
Otto Steinmayer