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A guide to ancient Greek drama

Author: Ian Christopher Storey; Arlene Allan
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., 2005
Series: Blackwell guides to classical literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This Blackwell Guide introduces ancient Greek drama, which flourished principally in Athens from the sixth century BC to the third century BC. A broad-ranging and systematically organised introduction to ancient Greek drama. Discusses all three genres of Greek drama; tragedy, comedy, and satyr play. Provides overviews of the five surviving playwrights; Aeschylus, Sophokles, Euripides, Aristophanes, and Menander, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xi, 311 p. : ill., maps
(DLC) 2004009014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Christopher Storey; Arlene Allan
ISBN: 9781782688365 1782688366
OCLC Number: 854470198
Description: 1 online resource (105 entries) : 26 images, digital files.
Contents: 1 Aspects of Ancient Greek Drama --
2 Greek Tragedy --
On the Nature of Greek Tragedy --
3 The Satyr-Play --
4 Greek Comedy --
5 Approaching Greek Drama --
6 Play Synopses --
A Note on Meter --
Glossary of Names and Terms.
Series Title: Blackwell guides to classical literature.
Responsibility: Ian C. Storey and Arlene Allan.

Abstract:

This Blackwell Guide introduces ancient Greek drama, which flourished principally in Athens from the sixth century BC to the third century BC. A broad-ranging and systematically organised introduction to ancient Greek drama. Discusses all three genres of Greek drama; tragedy, comedy, and satyr play. Provides overviews of the five surviving playwrights; Aeschylus, Sophokles, Euripides, Aristophanes, and Menander, and brief entries on lost playwrights. Covers contextual issues such as: the origins of dramatic art forms; the conventions of the festivals and the theatre; the relationship between drama and the worship of Dionysos; the political dimension; and how to read and watch Greek drama. Includes synopses of each of the surviving plays.

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