Pietro Pucci

Pietro Pucci is Goldwin Smith Professor of Classics Emeritus at Cornell University. He is the author of several books, including Odysseus Polutropos: Intertexual Readings in the "Odyssey" and the "Iliad", The Violence of Pity in Euripides’ "Medea", and Oedipus and the Fabrication of the Father: "Oedipus Tyrannus" in Modern Criticism and Philosophy.


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  1. Euripides' Revolution under Cover
    In this provocative book, Pietro Pucci explores what he sees as Euripides's revolutionary literary art. While scholars have long pointed to subversive elements in Euripides’s plays, Pucci goes a step further in identifying a... Learn More
    Published: 21st March 2016
    Hardback | £52.00
  2. The Mourning Voice
    Loraux presents a radical challenge to what has become the dominant view of tragedy in recent years: that tragedy is primarily a civic phenomenon.... Learn More
    Published: 19th April 2002
    Hardback | £55.00