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Storey, Ian C.

A Guide to Ancient Greek Drama

Storey, Ian C. - A Guide to Ancient Greek Drama, ebook

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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; drama’s 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

Keywords: Classical Greek Literature, theater studies, theatre studies, ancient theater, ancient theatre, tragedy, comedy, satyr-drama, ancient Greek culture, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Menander, Dionysus, how to teach Greek drama, how to read Greek drama, Greek playwrights, Ancient Greek plays

Author(s)
 
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
2
Series
Blackwell Guides to Classical Literature
Page amount
352 pages
Category
Plays
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118455111
Printed ISBN
9781118455128

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