Six Greek Tragedies

Six Greek Tragedies
Publisher Methuen Drama
Release Date
Category Drama
Total Pages 273
ISBN UOM:39015056254330
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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A selection of six tragedies that have had an immense influence on Western drama. They depict archtypes of the human condition and eternal dilemmas of morality and loyalty.

Six Greek Tragedies
  • Author : Aeschylus,Kenneth McLeish
  • Publisher : Methuen Drama
  • Release Date : 2002-09-19

A selection of six tragedies that have had an immense influence on Western drama. They depict archtypes of the human condition and eternal dilemmas of morality and loyalty.

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The Masks of Tragedy
  • Author : Thomas G. Rosenmeyer
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Release Date : 1963-06-01

"What matters about a play is not the extent to which it is like any other play, but the way in which it is different," writes Thomas G. Rosenmeyer. "This is, I suggest, how the ancient audiences received the performances.... My purpose, then, in writing these essays is twofold: ... to

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Form and Meaning in Drama
  • Author : Humphrey Davy Findley Kitto
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1956

Analysing six Greek tragedies - the Orestes triology, Ajax, Antigone and Philoctetes - and Hamlet, this book also contains a chapter on the Greek and the Elizabethan dramatic forms and one on religious drama. This is an important work from an author respected for a constructive and sensitive quality of

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Form and Meaning in Drama
  • Author : H. D. F. Kitto
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-02-03

Analysing six Greek tragedies - the Orestes triology, Ajax, Antigone and Philoctetes - and Hamlet, this book also contains a chapter on the Greek and the Elizabethan dramatic forms and one on religious drama. This is an important work from an author respected for a constructive and sensitive quality of

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Form and Meaning in Drama
  • Author : Humphrey Davy Findley Kitto
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 1960

Read online Form and Meaning in Drama written by Humphrey Davy Findley Kitto, published by Taylor & Francis which was released on 1960. Download full Form and Meaning in Drama Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Six Tragedies
  • Author : Lucius Annaeus Seneca,Emily Wilson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-01-14

This is a lively, readable and accurate verse translation of the six best plays by one of the most influential of all classical Latin writers. The volume includes Phaedra, Oedipus, Medea, Trojan Women, Hercules Furens, and Thyestes, together with an invaluable introduction and notes.

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The Living Art of Greek Tragedy
  • Author : Marianne McDonald,Indiana Univ Pr
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 2003

Marianne McDonald brings together her training as a scholar of classical Greek with her vast experience in theatre and drama to help students of the classics and of theatre learn about the living performance tradition of Greek tragedy. The Living Art of Greek Tragedy is indispensable for anyone interested in

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Six Greek Plays in Modern Translation
  • Author : Dudley Fitts
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1955

Read online Six Greek Plays in Modern Translation written by Dudley Fitts, published by which was released on 1955. Download full Six Greek Plays in Modern Translation Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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How to Stage Greek Tragedy Today
  • Author : Simon Goldhill
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2007-11-01

"[E]xplains how Aeschylus, Euripides, and Sophocles conceived their works in performance and then summarizes everything we know about how their tragedies were actually staged.... [T]ackles the six major problems facing any company performing these works today: the staging space and concept of the play; the use of the

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A Commentary on The Complete Greek Tragedies  Aeschylus
  • Author : James C. Hogan
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2014-12-10

This commentary offers a rich introduction and useful guide to the seven surviving plays attributed to Aeschylus. Though it may profitably be used with any translation of Aeschylus, the commentary is based on the acclaimed Chicago translations, The Complete Greek Tragedies, edited by David Grene and Richmond Lattimore. James C.

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Greek Tragedies as Plays for Performance
  • Author : David Raeburn
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-09-28

This is a unique introduction to Greek tragedy that explores the plays as dramatic artifacts intended for performance and pays special attention to construction, design, staging, and musical composition. Written by a scholar who combines his academic understanding of Greek tragedy with his singular theatrical experience of producing these ancient

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Five Great Greek Tragedies
  • Author : Sophocles,Euripides,Aeschylus
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2015-02-03

Features Oedipus Rex and Electra by Sophocles (translated by George Young), Medea and Bacchae by Euripides (translated by Henry Hart Milman), and PrometheusBound by Aeschylus (translated by George Thomson).

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Greek Drama
  • Author : Moses Hadas
  • Publisher : Bantam Classics
  • Release Date : 2006-05-30

In power, passion, and the brilliant display of moral conflict, the drama of ancient Greece remains unsurpassed. For this volume, Professor Hadas chose nine plays which display the diversity and grandeur of tragedy, and the critical and satiric genius of comedy, in outstanding translations of the past and present. His

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Greek Tragedy
  • Author : Albin Lesky
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1978

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Greek Tragedy and Its Legacy
  • Author : Martin Cropp,D. J. Conacher,Elaine Fantham,S. E. Scully
  • Publisher : Calgary : University of Calgary Press
  • Release Date : 1986

Read online Greek Tragedy and Its Legacy written by Martin Cropp,D. J. Conacher,Elaine Fantham,S. E. Scully, published by Calgary : University of Calgary Press which was released on 1986. Download full Greek Tragedy and Its Legacy Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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