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The choruses of Sophokles' Antigone and Philoktetes : a dance of words

Author: Rachel Kitzinger
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.
Series: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, v. 292.
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& Quot;Dance of Words" argues for a fundamental difference in the modes of expression of actor and chorus. The chorus views the action from the perspective of dancers and singers, while the actors' understanding is shaped by the responsibility they have to make things happen. While this responsibility fashions the actors' considerations of cause and effect, linear movement through time and space, and a sense of  Read more...
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Kitzinger, Rachel, 1948-
Choruses of Sophokles' Antigone and Philoktetes.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
(DLC) 2008295194
(OCoLC)173808169
Named Person: Sophocles.; Sophocles.; Sophocles.; Sophokles; Antigonē.; Sophokles; Philoktētēs.; Sophocles.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Kitzinger
ISBN: 9789047432869 904743286X
OCLC Number: 711003865
Description: 1 online resource (146 pages).
Contents: Preface; Introduction; Chapter One Antigone; 1. The Parodos: From March to Dance; 2. p???? t? de???: The Ordering of Ambiguity; 3.?t?:: The Consequence of Action and the Sequence of the Dance; 4. Hymn to Eros: The Appeal of the Divine; 5. A Lyric Dialogue: Challenge and Response; 6. Fractured Narrative and the Song of Fate; 7. Dionysos After All; Chapter Two Philoktetes; 1. The Parodos: A Divided World; 2. The Song of Lies; 3. The Solo Song; 4. A Hymn to Healing Sleep?; 5. The Kommos: (Dis)embodied Voices; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, v. 292.
Responsibility: by Margaret Rachel Kitzinger.

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This volume argues for a fundamental difference in the modes of expression of actor and chorus in Sophoklean tragedy. The chorus views the action and the world of the play from the perspective of  Read more...

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