A Guide to Ancient Greek Drama (Blackwell Guides to by Ian C. Storey,Arlene Allan

By Ian C. Storey,Arlene Allan

This newly up-to-date moment version positive aspects wide-ranging, systematically prepared scholarship in a concise advent to old Greek drama, which flourished from the 6th to 3rd century BC.

  • Covers all 3 genres of historic Greek drama – tragedy, comedy, and satyr-drama
  • Surveys the extant paintings of Aeschylus, Sophokles, Euripides, Aristophanes, and Menander, and contains entries on ‘lost’ playwrights
  • Examines contextual concerns resembling the origins of dramatic paintings varieties; the conventions of the gala's and the theater; drama’s dating with the worship of Dionysos; political dimensions of drama; and the way to learn and watch Greek drama
  • Includes single-page synopses of each surviving old Greek play

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