Reading Greek Tragedy

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Other deviations from the Grecian mode of representation were also sanctioned, which can hardly be considered as improvements. Of course, it's not easy for people to accept the idea that, somehow or another, it's better to work than to goof off, or that something that is earned is worth more than something that is simply given to one. We participate in selected affiliate programs such as Amazon Associates for these links, so if a link takes you to Amazon, know that it is most likely an affiliate link.

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press (February 8, 2010)

ISBN: 0511627351

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