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Dionysus since 69 : Greek tragedy at the dawn of the third millennium

Author: Edith Hall; Fiona Macintosh; Amanda Wrigley
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
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Greek tragedy is being performed more frequently than at any time since classical antiquity. This illustrated book attempts to document and explain its revival. It assembles fourteen essays by  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Drama
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dionysus since 69.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607050781
Named Person: Dionysus, (Greek deity)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Hall; Fiona Macintosh; Amanda Wrigley
ISBN: 0199259143 9780199259144 0199281319 9780199281312
OCLC Number: 53156168
Description: xviii, 480 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : why Greek tragedy in the late twentiethe century? / Etith Hall --
Dionysus in 69 / Froma I. Zeitlin --
Bad women : gender politics in late twentieth-century performance and revision of Greek tragedy / Helene Foley --
Heracles as Dr Strangelove and GI Joe : male heroism deconstructed / Kathleen Riley --
Sophocles' Philoctetes, Seamus Heaney's, and some other recent half-rhymes / Oliver Taplin --
Aeschylus, race, class, and war in the 1990s / Edith Hall --
Greek tragedy in cinema : theatre, politics, history / Pantelis Michelakis --
Greek drama and anti-colonialism : decolonizing classics / Lorna Hardwick --
The use of masks in modern performances of Greek drama / David Wiles --
Greek notes in Samuel Beckett's theatre art / Katharine Worth --
Greek tragedy in the opera house and concert hall of the late twentieth century / Peter Brown --
Oedipus in the East End : from Freud to Berkoff / Fiona Macintosh --
Thinking about the origins of theatre in the 1970s / Erika Fischer-Lichte --
The voices we hear / Timberlake Wertenbaker --
Details of production discussed / Amanda Wrigley.
Responsibility: edited by Edith Hall, Fiona Macintosh, and Amanda Wrigley.
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