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The dramas and dramatic dances of non-European races in special reference to the origin of Greek tragedy, with an appendix on the origin of Greek comedy,

Author: William Ridgeway
Publisher: Cambridge, The University Press, 1915.
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Genre/Form: Folk drama
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ridgeway, William, Sir, 1853-1926.
Dramas and dramatic dances of non-European races in special reference to the origin of Greek tragedy.
Cambridge, University Press, 1915
(OCoLC)580456256
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Ridgeway
OCLC Number: 2777972
Notes: "The present volume is a sequel to my Origin of tragedy, published in 1910, or rather it is an expansion of a short chapter in that work ... The materials here presented formed the subject of a set of public lectures delivered at Cambridge in the Michaelmas term of 1913. On December 10th of the same year the leading results of that course were laid before the British academy in a paper, a summary of which appeared in the Athenaeum of December 20th, 1913"--Preface.
Description: XV, 448 pages illustrations 26 cm
Contents: The origin of Greek tragedy --
The sacred dramas of Western Asia --
Ancient Egypt --
Hindustan --
Java --
The religious ideas of the Burmese --
The indigenous drama of the Malay Peninsula --
Cambodia --
China --
Japan --
Dramatic dances of the people of the Indian and Pacific Oceans, Australia, Africa and America --
Addenda. The Burmese Nat-Pwes --
The 'inviting-in' feast of the Alaska Eskimo --
The origin of Greek comedy and the sudden rise of the old attic comedy.
Responsibility: by William Ridgeway ...

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