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Agamemnon in performance 458 BC to AD 2004

Author: Fiona Macintosh
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
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This interdisciplinary, multi-author volume is devoted to the performance reception of Aeschylus's Agamemnon, the first play in his Oresteia trilogy. The eighteen essays trace the story of the impact and influence of this seminal play, from its original performance in classical Athens, through ancient Rome and the European Renaissance until the present day. Genres discussed include film, the novel, and lyric poetry  Read more...
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Agamemnon in performance 458 BC to AD 2004.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2006296806
(OCoLC)61424801
Named Person: Aeschylus.; Aeschylus; Aeschylus.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fiona Macintosh
ISBN: 142942172X 9781429421720 0191514691 9780191514692
OCLC Number: 76941977
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 484 pages) : illustrations
Contents: List of Illustrations; List of Contributors; Note on Nomenclature, Spelling and Texts; 1. Introduction: Agamemnons in Performance; SECTION I: IN SEARCH OF THE SOURCES; SECTION II: THE MOVE TO MODERNITY; SECTION III: THE LANGUAGES OF TRANSLATION; SECTION IV: THE INTERNATIONAL VIEW; References; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Fiona Macintosh [and others].
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Deals with the performance reception of Aeschylus's "Agamemnon", the first play in his "Oresteia" trilogy. This volume traces the story of the impact and influence of this seminal play, since its  Read more...

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