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Richard Buxton is Professor of Greek Language and Literature at the University of Bristol. Since 2006 he has been President of the Foundation for the Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae.
Table of Contents
Abbreviations List of Illustrations Introduction PART I: THEMES IN MYTH 1. Imaginary Greek Mountains 2. Wolves and Werewolves in Greek Thought 3. Mythological Names: The Case of melas 4. The Myth of Talos: Vulnerability, ichor, and Boundary-Crossing 5. Movement and Stillness: Versions of Medea PART II: MYTHS IN TRAGEDY 6. Tragedy and Greek Myth 7. Time, Space, and Ideology: Tragic Myths and the Athenian Polis 8. Bafflement in Greek Tragedy 9. Blindness and Limits: Sophokles and the Logic of Myth 10. Euripides Alkestis: Five Aspects of an Interpretation 11. Feminized Males in Bakchai: The Importance of Discrimination Envoi Details of Original Publication Bibliography Index