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Greek drama

Author: Moses Hadas
Publisher: Toronto ; London : Bantam, 1965
Series: Library of world drama.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In power, passion, and the brilliant display of moral conflict, the drama of ancient Greece remains unsurpassed. For this volume, Professor Hadas chose nine plays which display the diversity and grandeur of tragedy, and the critical and satiric genius of comedy, in outstanding translations of the past and present. His introduction explores the religious origins, modes of productions, structure, and conventions of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Moses Hadas
ISBN: 0553210955 9780553210958 0553142844 9780553142846 0553212214 9780553212211
OCLC Number: 12457699
Language Note: Translated from the classical Greek.
Notes: Translated from the classical Greek.
Description: xi, 337 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Aeschylus --
Sophocles --
Euripides --
Aristophanes.
Series Title: Library of world drama.
Responsibility: edited by Moses Hadas.

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In power, passion, and the brilliant display of moral conflict, the drama of ancient Greece remains unsurpassed. For this volume, Professor Hadas chose nine plays which display the diversity and grandeur of tragedy, and the critical and satiric genius of comedy, in outstanding translations of the past and present. His introduction explores the religious origins, modes of productions, structure, and conventions of the Greek theater, individual prefaces illuminate each play and clarify the author's place in the continuity of Greek drama.

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