Cambridge Companion to Greek and Roman Theatre
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Description: In this series of essays by prominent academics and practitioners, the history of performance in the classical Greek and Roman world is investigated in details. Beginning with the earliest examples of 'dramatic' presentation in the epic cycles and reaching through to the latter days of the Roman Empire and beyond, the Companion covers many aspects of these broad presentational societies. Dramatic performances that are text-based form only one part of cultures where presentation is a major element of all social and political life. Individual chapters range across a two thousand year timescale, and include specific chapters on acting traditions, masks, properties, playing places, festivals, religion and drama, comedy and society, and commodity, concluding with the dramatic legacy of myth and the modern media. The book address the needs of students of drama and classics, as well as anyone with an interest in the theatre's history and practice.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/31/2007
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
|List of illustrations|
|Notes on contributors|
|A note on transliteration|
|Text in Context|
|'Telling the tale': a performing tradition from Homer to pantomime|
|Ancient theatre and performance culture|
|Religion and drama|
|The socio-political dimension of ancient tragedy|
|Aristotle's Poetics and ancient dramatic theory|
|Politics and Aristophanes: watchword 'Caution!'|
|Comedy and society from Menander to Terence|
|Lost theatre and performance traditions in Greece and Italy|
|The Nature of Performance|
|Art and theatre in the ancient world|
|Festivals and audiences in Athens and Rome|
|Playing places: the temporary and the permanent|
|Chorus and dance in the ancient world|
|Masks in Greek and Roman theatre|
|A material world: costume, properties and scenic effects|
|Commodity: asking the wrong questions|
|The dramatic legacy of myth: Oedipus in opera, radio, television and film|
|Playwrights and plays|
|Glossary of Greek and Latin words and terms|