A Guide To Ancient Greek Drama
A Guide To Ancient Greek Drama

A Guide To Ancient Greek Drama

  • Publish Date: 2014-01-28
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Ian C. Storey;Arlene Allan
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This newly updated second edition features wide-ranging, systematically organized scholarship in a concise introduction to ancient Greek drama, which flourished from the sixth to third century BC.

  • Covers all three genres of ancient Greek drama tragedy, comedy, and satyr-drama
  • Surveys the extant work of Aeschylus, Sophokles, Euripides, Aristophanes, and Menander, and includes entries on lost playwrights
  • Examines contextual issues such as the origins of dramatic art forms; the conventions of the festivals and the theater; dramas relationship with the worship of Dionysos; political dimensions of drama; and how to read and watch Greek drama
  • Includes single-page synopses of every surviving ancient Greek play

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