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Author Easterling, P. E.

Title The Cambridge companion to Greek tragedy / edited by P.E. Easterling
Edition First edition
Published Cambridge, U.K. : Cambridge University Press, 1997


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Description xvii, 392 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Series Cambridge companions to literature
Cambridge companions to literature.
Contents 1. 'Deep plays': theatre as process in Greek civic life / Paul Cartledge -- 2. A show for Dionysus / P. E. Easterling -- 3. The audience of Athenian tragedy / Simon Goldhill -- 4. The pictorial record / Oliver Taplin -- 5. The sociology of Athenian tragedy / Edith Hall -- 6. The language of tragedy: rhetoric and communication / Simon Goldhill -- 7. Form and performance / P. E. Easterling -- 8. Myth into muthos: the shaping of tragic plot / Peter Burian -- 9. From repertoire to canon / P. E. Easterling -- 10. Tragedy adapted for stages and screens: the Renaissance to the present / Peter Burian -- 11. Tragedy in performance: nineteenth- and twentieth-century productions / Fiona Macintosh -- 12. Modern critical approaches to Greek tragedy / Simon Goldhill
Summary This book presents ancient Greek tragedy in the context of late twentieth-century reading, criticism and performance
Notes Part of Cambridge companions online
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-379) and index
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
Subject Greek drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism.
Mythology, Greek, in literature.
Theater -- Greece -- History -- To 500.
Theater -- Greece -- History.
Author Easterling, P. E., editor
Cambridge University Press.
LC no. 96037392
ISBN 0521412455 (hardback)
0521423511 (paperback)
Other Titles Greek tragedy
OTHER TI Cambridge companions online
Other Titles Greek tragedy