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Understanding Greek tragic theatre / Rush Rehm.

Author/Creator:
Rehm, Rush, author.
Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 173 pages ; 24 cm.
Edition:
Second edition.
Series:
Understanding the ancient world.
Understanding the ancient world
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Standardized Title:
Greek tragic theatre
Subjects:
Greek drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism.
Political plays, Greek -- History and criticism.
Theater -- Greece -- History -- To 500.
Summary:
"Understanding Greek Tragic Theatre, a revised edition of Greek Tragic Theatre (1992), is intended for those interested in how Greek tragedy works. By analysing the way the plays were performed in fifth-century Athens, Rush Rehm encourages classicists, actors, and directors to approach Greek tragedy by considering its original context."-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
A note on translations and editions
The social and theatrical background
The performance culture of Athens
The festival context
Production as participation
The theatre of Dionysus
Conventions of production
Exemplary plays
Aeschylus' Oresteia trilogy
Sophocles' Oedipus Tyrannus
Euripides' Suppliant women
Euripides' Ion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781138812611
1138812617
9781138812628
1138812625
9781315748696
OCLC:
954424326