A Guide to Ancient Greek Drama

A Guide to Ancient Greek Drama

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This newly updated second edition features wide-ranging, systematically organized scholarship in a concise introduction to ancient Greek drama, which flourished from the sixth to third century BC.

Covers all three genres of ancient Greek drama tragedy, comedy, and satyr-drama Surveys the extant work of Aeschylus, Sophokles, Euripides, Aristophanes, and Menander, and includes entries on lost playwrights Examines contextual issues such as the origins of dramatic art forms; the conventions of the festivals and the theater; drama s relationship with the worship of Dionysos; political dimensions of drama; and how to read and watch Greek drama Includes single-page synopses of every surviving ancient Greek play
Publisher: Malden, Massachusetts : Wiley Blackwell, ©2014.
Edition: Second Edition.
ISBN: 9781118455128
Characteristics: xiv, 331 pages :,illustrations, maps ;,25 cm
Additional Contributors: Allan, Arlene - Author

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