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Word and action : essays on the ancient theater

Author: Bernard Knox
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1979.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Knox, Bernard MacGregor Walker.
Word and action.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1979
(OCoLC)562050640
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Knox
ISBN: 0801821983 9780801821981 0801834090 9780801834097
OCLC Number: 4774702
Description: ix, 378 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Prologue: Myth and Attic tragedy --
pt. 2. Aeschylus: The lion in the house --
Aeschylus and the third actor --
Review of Aeschylus: Suppliants (translated by Janet Lembke), Aeschylus: Seven against Thebes (translated by Anthony Hecht and Helen Bacon), and Aeschylus: Prometheus bound (translated by James Scully and C. John Herington) --
Review of The Oresteia (translated by Robert Fagles) and The Bacchae of Euripides, A communion rite (by Wole Soyinka) --
Review of Agamemnon (directed by Andrei Serban) --
Review of The stagecraft of Aeschylus (by Oliver Taplin) --
pt. 3. Sophocles: Why is Oedipus called Tyrannus? --
Sophocles' Oedipus --
The date of the Oedipus Tyrannus of Sophocles --
The Ajax of Sophocles --
Review of Sophocles' Ajax (edited by W.B. Stanford). Review of Sophokles, Antigone (by Gerhard Müller) --
Review of Sophocle, poète tragique (by Gilberte Ronnet) --
Review of Sophocles: a reading (by G.H. Gellie) --
Review of Sophocles, Women of Trachis (translated by C.K. Williams and Gregory W. Dickerson) and Sophocles, Oedipus the king (translated by Steven Berg and Diskin Clay) --
pt. 4. Euripides: The Hippolytus of Euripides --
Second thoughts on Greek tragedy --
Euripidean comedy --
Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulide 1-163 (in that order) --
The Medea of Euripides --
Review of Euripidean drama (by D.J. Conacher) --
Review of Catastrophe survived (by Anne Pippin Burnett) --
Review of Euripides: Iphigenia at Aulis (translated by W.S. Merwin and George E. Dimock, Jr.) and Iphigenia (directed by Michael Cacoyannis) --
pt. 5. Coda: The tempest and the ancient comic tradition.
Responsibility: Bernard Knox.

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