A Guide to Ancient Greek DramaBook - 2014
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.
Characteristics: xiv, 331 pages :,illustrations, maps ;,25 cm
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