By Graham Ley
Reexamining the surviving performs of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and Aristophanes, Graham Ley right here discusses appearing procedure, surroundings, the ability and diversity of the refrain, using theatrical area, and parody of their performs. as well as images of scenes from Greek vases that rfile theatrical functionality, this re-creation contains notes on historical mime and puppetry and the way to learn Greek playtexts as scripts, in addition to an up-to-date bibliography. an awesome spouse to The entire Greek Tragedies, additionally released by way of the collage of Chicago Press, Ley’s paintings is a concise and informative creation to at least one of the good classes of worldwide drama.
"Anyone confronted with Athenian tragedy or comedy for the 1st time, in or out of the study room, might do good first of all A brief advent to historic Greek Theater."—Didaskalia
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