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Author Dearden, Chris (Christopher William)

Title The stage of Aristophanes / C. W. Dearden
Published London : University of London, Athlone Press ; [Atlantic Highlands] N.J. : [distributed by] Humanities Press, 1976


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Description xiii, 203 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series University of London classical studies ; 7
University of London classical studies ;. Classical studies ; 7
University of London classical studies ; 7
Contents The theatrical background -- The city Dionysia and the theatre of Dionysus -- The Lenaea and its theatre -- The theatre -- The archaeological remains -- Aristophanes on the theatrical structure -- The raised stage -- The paraskenia -- The number of doors and the prothyron -- The roof -- The windows -- The parodoi -- The skene -- Scene indication and scene painting -- Stage properties -- The ekkyklema -- The mechane -- The actors -- The three-actor rule -- Mutes and extras -- The chief character as a point of unity -- Appendix: the division of roles between actors -- The chorus -- The development of the chorus -- Size and arrangement of the chorus -- Subsidiary choruses and special dancers -- Costume in old comedy -- The masks -- Appendix: allocation of the masks -- Appendix: the staging of the plays
Analysis Ancient Greece Athens Theatre B.C.500-B.C.400 Historical sources Drama in Greek Aristophanes
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Aristophanes -- Dramatic production.
Aristophanes -- Dramaturgy.
Greek drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism.
Greek drama -- History and criticism.
Theater -- Greece -- Athens -- History.
Theater -- Greece.
LC no. 77374513
ISBN 0485137070