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Greek tragedy

Author: Elizabeth Vandiver; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., ©2000.
Series: Great courses (DVD)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents twenty-four lectures introducing students to Greek tragedy by setting the plays in their cultural and historical background.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Vandiver; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 1565857062 9781565857063
OCLC Number: 54508301
Notes: 24 lectures on 4 discs in 2 containers (25 x 17 cm.); 2 discs per container.
Performer(s): Lecturer: Professor Elizabeth Vandiver, University of Maryland.
Description: 4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 course guidebooks (22 cm).
Details: DVD, region 1.
Contents: part I. lecture 1. Tragedy defined --
lecture 2. Democracy, culture, and tragedy --
lecture 3. Roots of a genre --
lecture 4. Production and stagecraft --
lecture 5. Aeschylus, creator of an art form --
lecture 6. The Oresteia, mythic background --
lecture 7. The Oresteia, Agamemnon --
lecture 8. The Oresteia, Libation Bearers and Eumenides --
lecture 9. A master of spectacle --
lecture 10. The three Electras --
lecture 11. The Sophoclean hero --
lecture 12. Antigone and Creon --
part II. lecture 13. Oedipus the King, I --
lecture 14. Oedipus the King, II --
lecture 15. Two tragedians, one hero --
lecture 16. Greek husband, foreign wife --lecture 17. Phaedra, Hippolytus, and Aphrodite's wrath --
lecture 18. Euripides on war and women --
lecture 19. Euripides the anti-tragedian --
lecture 20. The last plays of Euripides --
lecture 21. Euripides and the gods --
lecture 22. The last plays of Sophocles --
lecture 23. Other tragedians and a comedian --
lecture 24. The tragic legacy.
Series Title: Great courses (DVD)
Responsibility: Elizabeth Vandiver.

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Presents twenty-four lectures introducing students to Greek tragedy by setting the plays in their cultural and historical background.

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