1891. The purpose of this book is to afford some assistance to those who desire to obtain a real hold-whether in studying the originals or by reading translations-of the chief masterpieces of Greek Tragedy, considered as a great and important phase of human culture. Contents: What is Tragedy?; Tragedy, Ancient and Modern; Origin and Growth of Tragedy; Subjects of Greek Tragedy-Choice of Fable; Conditions of Representation; Leading Thoughts; Conversational and Lyric Elements; Dramatic Construction; Characterization; Lives of the Tragic Poets; Aeschyluys-The Seven Extant Plays; Sophocles; Euripides; Fragments of Lost Plays; Illustration: the Story of Cambyses Adapted for a Tragic Fable; and How to Enjoy Greek Tragedy-A Lecture. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.Campbell, Lewis is the author of 'Guide to Greek Tragedy for English Readers' with ISBN 9781417946303 and ISBN 141794630X.