Is there a polis in Sophocles' Electra?

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Recent scholarship has adopted diametrically opposed positions with regard to the significance of the polis in Sophocles' Electra. This article argues that neither scholarly extreme is tenable, and attempts a more nuanced analysis of the question, paying close attention to the prominent placing of references to the polis in the play.

Original languageEnglish
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - 2005


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