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By Ruth Padel

Ruth Padel explores Greek conceptions of human innerness and how during which Greek tragedy formed ecu notions of brain and self. Arguing that Greek poetic language connects photographs of awareness, even male recognition, with the darkness attributed to Hades and to girls, Padel analyzes tragedy's organic and daemonological metaphors for what's within.

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