The Eating of the Gods: An Interpretation of Greek Tragedy

The Eating of the Gods: An Interpretation of Greek Tragedy

Jan Kott


Polish dramatic and literary critic Jan Kott in a lucid account of Greek drama.

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In The consuming of the Gods the prestigious Polish critic Jan Kott reexamines Greek tragedy from the trendy point of view. As in his past acclaimed Shakespeare Our modern, Kott presents startling insights and intuitive leaps which hyperlink our international to that of the traditional Greeks. The identify refers back to the Bacchae of Euripides, that tragedy of lust, revenge, homicide, and "the pleasure of consuming uncooked flesh" which Kott unearths paradigmatic in its violence and bloodshed.

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