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A guide to ancient Greek drama /

Main Author: Storey, Ian Christopher, 1946-
Other Authors: Allan, Arlene.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Malden, MA : Wiley Blackwell, 2014.
Edition: 2nd edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface to the First Edition xi Preface to the Second Edition xiii List of Figures xv List of Maps and Plans xvi Abbreviations and Signs xvii 1 Aspects of Ancient Greek Drama 1 Drama 1 The Dramatic Festivals 13 The Theatrical Space 24 The Performance 36 Drama, Dionysos and the Polis 51 2 Greek Tragedy 73 On the Nature of Greek Tragedy 79 Aeschylus 93 Sophokles 110 Euripides 133 The Other Tragedians 153 3 The Satyr-Drama 159 Cyclops 170 4 Greek Comedy 173 Origins 173 Old Comedy (486
  • ca. 385) 177 The Generations of Old Comedy 197 Aristophanes 210 Greek Comedy and the Phlyax-vases 219 Middle Comedy 221 Menander and New Comedy 226 5 Approaching Greek Drama 237 Formal Criticism 237 Interdisciplinary Approaches 241 Visual Interpretations 247 Reception Studies 252 6 Play Synopses 256 Aeschylus' Persians 257 Aeschylus' Seven against Thebes 258 Aeschylus' Suppliants 259 Aeschylus' Oresteia 260 Aeschylus' Agamemnon 261 Aeschylus' Libation-Bearers (Choephoroe) 262 Aeschylus' Eumenides (Furies) 263 Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound 264 Sophokles' Ajax 265 Sophokles' Antigone 266 Sophokles' Trachinian Women 267 Sophokles' Oedipus Tyrannos 268 Sophokles' Elektra 269 Sophokles' Philoktetes 270 Sophokles' Oedipus at Kolonos 271 Euripides' Alkestis 272 Euripides' Medea 273 Euripides' Children of Herakles 274 Euripides' Hippolytos 275 Euripides' Andromache 276 Euripides' Hecuba 277 Euripides' Suppliant Women 278 Euripides' Elektra 279 Euripides' Herakles 280 Euripides' Trojan Women 281 Euripides' Iphigeneia among the Taurians 282 Euripides' Ion 283 Euripides' Helen 284 Euripides' Phoenician Women 285 Euripides' Orestes 286 Euripides' Iphigeneia at Aulis 287 Euripides' Bacchae 288 Euripides' Cyclops 289 [Euripides'] Rhesos 290 Aristophanes' Acharnians 291 Aristophanes' Knights 292 Aristophanes' Wasps 293 Aristophanes' Peace 294 Aristophanes' Clouds 295 Aristophanes' Birds 296 Aristophanes' Lysistrate 297 Aristophanes' Women at the Thesmo