Charles Segal

Charles Segal (1936–2002) taught classics at the University of Pennsylvania, Brown University, Princeton University, and Harvard University, where he was Walter C. Klein Professor of the Classics. Among his many books are, as author, Interpreting Greek Tragedy: Myth, Poetry, Text and Singers, Heroes, and Gods in the "Odyssey", both published by Cornell University Press.


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  1. Interpreting Greek Tragedy
    This generous selection of published essays by the distinguished classicist Charles Segal represents over twenty years of critical inquiry into the questions of what Greek tragedy is...... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2019
    Paperback | £9.99
  2. Singers, Heroes, and Gods in the Odyssey
    One of the special charms of the Odyssey, according to Charles Segal, is the way it transports readers to fascinating places. Yet despite the appeal of its narrative, the Odyssey is fully understood only when its style, design,... Learn More
    Published: 2nd December 1994
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £23.99