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Theater outside Athens : drama in Greek Sicily and South Italy

Author: Kathryn Bosher
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom Cambridge University Press 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats

The first collection of essays on the development of Greek theater in ancient Sicily and South Italy, written by specialists in a range of fields, including literature, archeology and history. These  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Bosher
ISBN: 9781107527508 1107527503 9780521761789 0521761786
OCLC Number: 976435696
Accession No: (DE-604)BV044004344
Notes: Literaturverzeichnis Seite 409-455.
Description: xvii, 473 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Introduction; Part I. Tyrants, Texts, and Theater in Early Sicily: 1. Early Greek settlement in the West: the limits of colonialism Jonathan Hall; 2. A prolegomenon to performance in the West Kathryn Morgan; 3. Challenging authority: Epicharmus between epic and rhetoric Andreas Willi; 4. On Epicharmus' literary and philosophic background Lucia Rodriguez-Noriega Guillen; 5. Hieron's Aeschylus Kathryn Bosher; 6. Aeschylus' Aetnaeae and the identity of Xouthus: poetic appropriation of Sicily from Stesichorus to Euripides David Smith; 7. A Theseus outside Athens: Dionysius I of Syracuse and tragic self-presentation Anne Duncan; 8. Dionysius I and Sicilian theatrical traditions in Plato's Republic: representing continuities between democracy and tyranny S. Sara Monoson; Part II. Stone Theaters, Wooden Stages, and Western Performance Traditions: 9. Between performance and identity: the social and cultural context of theaters in late Classical and Hellenistic Sicily Clemente Marconi; 10. Montagna dei Cavalli: a new Greek theater in early Hellenistic Sicily Stefano Vassallo; 11. How was Athenian drama played in the Greek West? Oliver Taplin; 12. Myth and tragedy: images on vases and oral transmission between Central and Northern Apulia in the second half of the fourth century BC Luigi Todisco; 13. Whose line is it anyway? 'Phlyax' comedy repossessed Chris Dearden; 14. Comic vases in south Italy: continuity and innovation in the development of a figurative language J. R. Green; 15. The grave's a fine and funny place: chthonic rituals and comic theater in the Greek West Bonnie MacLachlan; Part III. Hellenistic Reflections: 16. In pursuit of Sophron: Doric mime and Attic comedy in Herodas' Mimiambi David Kutzko; 17. 'Nor when a man goes to Dionysus' holy contests' (Theoc. 17.112) - outlines of theatrical performance in Theocritus Benjamin Acosta-Hughes.
Responsibility: edited by Kathryn Bosher.


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'This is the first substantial interdisciplinary statement of the scale and significance of Greek theatrical activities outside 'Greece'.' The Times Literary Supplement 'Theater outside Athens is an Read more...

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