The Greek Sense of Theatre

The Greek Sense of Theatre : Tragedy and Comedy

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In this updated and extended edition of The Greek Sense of Theatre, scholar and practitioner J.Michael Walton revises and expands his visual approach to the theatre of classical Athens. From the tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides to the old and new comedies of Aristophanes and Menander, he argues that while Greek drama is seen now as a performance-based rather than a strictly literary medium, more attention should still be paid to the nature of stage image and masked acting as part of this more

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  • Hardback | 184 pages
  • 157.48 x 226.06 x 15.24mm | 362.87g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 12 black & white halftones
  • 1138857319
  • 9781138857315

About J. Michael Walton

J. Michael Walton is Emeritus Professor of Drama at the University of more

Table of contents

Proagon Prologue Part 1 The Athenians and their Theatre 1. The Critic 2. The Playgoers 3. The Stage 4. The Performers Part II The Playmakers: Tragedy 5. Aeschylus 6. Sophocles 7. Euripides: the tragedies 8. Euripides: the comedies Part III The Playmakers: Comedy 9. Old Comedy: Aristophanes 10. New Comedy: Menander Epilogue Select Bibliography Indexshow more

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