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Greek tragedy on the American stage : ancient drama in the commercial theater, 1882-1994

Author: Karelisa Hartigan
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995.
Series: Contributions in drama and theatre studies, no. 60.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work explores how Greek drama and society interact, and demonstrates the continuing vitality of the Greek tragic form.

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Genre/Form: History
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Hartigan, Karelisa.
Greek tragedy on the American stage.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995
(OCoLC)646974809
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karelisa Hartigan
ISBN: 0313292833 9780313292835
OCLC Number: 31783175
Description: xi, 161 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The Earliest Plays --
Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus --
Sophocles: Antigone --
3. Greek Tragedy Gains Recognition: 1900-1915 --
Euripides: Trojan Women --
Euripides: Iphigeneia at Tauris --
Euripides: Electra --
4. Greek Tragedy Comes of Age: 1915-1935 --
Sophocles: Electra --
Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus --
5. Greek Tragedy Achieves Status: 1935-1950 --
Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus --
Euripides: Trojan Women --
Euripides: Medea --
Euripides: Hippolytus --
Euripides: Electra --
6. Greek Tragedy Responds to War, Drugs, and Flower Children: 1960-1970 --
Aeschylus: Oresteia --
Euripides: The Bacchae --
Euripides: Iphigeneia at Aulis --
7. Greek Tagedy Echoes a Period of Self-Reflection: 1970-1980 --
Aeschylus: Persians --
Sophocles: Oedipus at Colonus --
8. Greek Tragedy and Reevaluation: 1980-1994 --
Sophocles: Antigone --
Sophocles: Ajax --
Euripides: Alcestis --
Euripides: Orestes --
9. Occasional Productions: Greek Tragedies Rarely Brought to the Boards --
Aeschylus: Prometheus Bound --
Sophocles: Philoctetes --
Sophocles: Women of Trachis --
Euripides: Ion --
Euripides: Hecuba --
Euripides: Heracles --
Euripides: Suppliant women.
Series Title: Contributions in drama and theatre studies, no. 60.
Responsibility: Karelisa V. Hartigan.

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