Theater of War

In his book, The Theater of War, Brian Doerries show how the heroes of Greek tragedy experienced PTSD. Staging the ancient plays on military bases, he brings Ajax and Prometheus to life to give some measure of comfort to suffering vets.

2 thoughts on “Theater of War

    1. Katherine, apparently, it’s effective. Can you imagine 4 star generals agreeing to such an experiment? It’s the high rate of suicides. Greek tragedy has been performed at many army bases all across the country.

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