A Guide to Ancient Greek Drama (BOK)

Arlene Allan, Ian C. Storey

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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 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 46 one-page synopses of each of the surviving plays.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2004 Forfatter Arlene Allan, Ian C. Storey
ISBN 9781405102155
Antall sider 336 Dimensjoner 17,3cm x 24,4cm x 2,5cm
Vekt 602 gram Emner og form Literary studies: classical, early & medieval, Literary studies: plays & playwrights

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