A Guide to Ancient Greek Drama (Blackwell Guides to by Ian C. Storey,Arlene Allan PDF

By Ian C. Storey,Arlene Allan

ISBN-10: 1405102144

ISBN-13: 9781405102148

ISBN-10: 1405102152

ISBN-13: 9781405102155

This Blackwell Guide introduces historic Greek drama, which flourished largely in Athens from the 6th century BC to the 3rd century BC.

  • A broad-ranging and systematically organised creation to old Greek drama.
  • Discusses all 3 genres of Greek drama – tragedy, comedy, and satyr play.
  • Provides overviews of the 5 surviving playwrights – Aeschylus, Sophokles, Euripides, Aristophanes, and Menander, and short entries on misplaced playwrights.
  • Covers contextual concerns similar to: the origins of dramatic paintings kinds; the conventions of the fairs and the theatre; the connection among drama and the worship of Dionysos; the political size; and the way to learn and watch Greek drama.
  • Includes forty six one-page synopses of every of the surviving plays.

Show description

Read or Download A Guide to Ancient Greek Drama (Blackwell Guides to Classical Literature) PDF

Best other books

Download e-book for iPad: Mexico's Gulf Coast Adventure Guide (Adventure Guides) by Joanie Sánchez

We shuttle to develop – our event publications convey you the way. event the areas you stopover at extra without delay, freshly, intensely than you are going to in a different way – occasionally most sensible performed taking walks, in a canoe, or via cultural adventures like paintings classes, cooking sessions, studying the language, assembly the folk, becoming a member of within the fairs and celebrations.

Download e-book for kindle: Lum and Abner: Rural America and the Golden Age of Radio by Randal L. Hall

Within the Thirties radio stations stuffed the airwaves with courses and musical performances approximately rural Americans―farmers and small-town citizens suffering throughout the nice melancholy. some of the most well known of those indicates used to be Lum and Abner, the brainchild of Chester "Chet" Lauck and Norris "Tuffy" Goff, younger businessmen from Arkansas.


This publication may be defined as 'an previous Curiousity store packed with evidence, figures and quirky bits that may be excellent for a kinfolk, charity or the other type of quiz. it may be really attention-grabbing looking its pages. there's a huge part dedicated to the true names of these who're greater recognized by means of their pseudonyms and those that use their initials instead of their surnames.

Download e-book for kindle: Clyde the Glide: My Life in Basketball by Clyde Drexler,Kerry Eggers,Jim Nantz

Via his fifteen-year occupation as an NBA participant, Clyde Drexler performed with splendor and aptitude, management and poise, integrity and a capability to come back via within the snatch. He led the Portland path Blazers to the NBA Finals two times and helped the Houston Rockets win the NBA championship in 1995. A ten-time All-Star, a member of the 1992 Olympic Dream crew, and now a member of basketball’s corridor of reputation, Drexler reached the head of his occupation with out revealing lots of his internal concepts on himself or the sport.

Additional resources for A Guide to Ancient Greek Drama (Blackwell Guides to Classical Literature)

Example text

Download PDF sample

A Guide to Ancient Greek Drama (Blackwell Guides to Classical Literature) by Ian C. Storey,Arlene Allan

by Daniel

Rated 4.47 of 5 – based on 28 votes