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Choral mediations in Greek tragedy / edited by Renaud Gagné and Marianne Govers Hopman.

Publication:
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (442 p.)
Subjects:
Drama -- Chorus (Greek drama)
Greek drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Analyses how the choruses of Greek tragedy creatively combined media and discourses to generate their own specific forms of meaning.
Contents:
The chorus in the middle / Renaud Gagné and Marianne Hopman
Choral polyphony and the ritual functions of tragic songs / Claude Calame
Chorus, conflict and closure in Aeschylus' Persians / Marianne Hopman
Choral intertemporality in the Oresteia / Jonas Grethlein
Choreography: the lyric voice of Sophoclean Tragedy / Simon Goldhill
Conflicting identities in the Euripidean chorus / Laura A. Swift
The choral plot of Euripides' Helen / Sheila Murnaghan
Transcultural chorality: Iphigenia in Tauris and Athenian imperial economics in a polytheistic world / Barbara Kowalzig
Maenadism as self-referential chorality in Euripides' Bacchae / Anton Bierl
The Delian Maidens and their relevance to choral mimesis in classical drama / Gregory Nagy
Choral persuasions in Plato's Laws / Lucia Prauscello
The comic chorus and the demagogue / Jeffrey Henderson
Dancing letters: the alphabetic Tragedy of Kallias / Renaud Gagné
Choral dialectics: Hölderlin and Hegel / Joshua Billings
Enter and exit the chorus: dance in Britain 1880
1914 / Fiona Macintosh
"The thorniest problem and the greatest opportunity": directors on directing the Greek chorus / Peter Meineck.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Gagné, Renaud, 1976-
Hopman, Marianne Govers, 1974-
ISBN:
1-139-88968-0
1-107-06559-3
1-107-05487-7
1-107-05594-6
1-107-05951-8
1-107-05817-1
1-139-51956-5
OCLC:
862939866
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