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Companion to Greek Tragedy (Justina Gregory (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005) 9781405107709
Companion to Greek Tragedy (Justina Gregory (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005) 9781405107709
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Title: A Companion to Greek Tragedy

Author: Gregory, Justina (ed)

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2005

Hardcover; ISBN: 9781405107709

Volumes: 1; Pages: 576

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The Blackwell Companion to Greek Tragedy provides readers with a fundamental grounding in Greek tragedy, and also introduces them to the various methodologies and the lively critical dialogue that characterize the study of Greek tragedy today.* Introduces readers to the various methodologies and the lively critical dialogue that characterize the study of Greek tragedy today.* Written by an international cast of contributors, including up-and-coming as well as distinguished senior scholars.* Pays attention to socio-political, textual, and performance aspects of Greek tragedy.* All ancient Greek is transliterated and translated, and technical terms are explained as they appear.* Includes suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter, and a generous and informative combined bibliography.ContentsList of IllustrationsNotes on ContributorsPreface and AcknowledgementsAbbreviations and EditionsPart I: Contexts1. Fifth-Century Athenian History and Tragedy: Paula Debnar (Mount Holyoke College)2. Tragedy and Religion: The Problem of Origins: Scott Scullion (University of Oxford)3. Dithyramb, Comedy, and Satyr-Play: Bernd Seidensticker (Freie Universitt Berlin)4 Tragedy's Teaching: Neil Croally (Dulwich College, London)5. Tragedy and the Early Greek Philosophical Tradition: William Allan (University of Oxford)6. Tragedy, Rhetoric, and Performance Culture: Christopher Pelling (University of Oxford)7. Pictures of Tragedy? Jocelyn Penny Small (Rutgers University)Part II: Elements8. Myth: Michael J. Anderson (Yale University)9. Beginnings and Endings: Deborah H. Roberts (Haverford College)10. Lyric: Luigi Battezzato (Universit del Piemonte Orientale, Vercelli, Italy)11. Episodes: Michael R. Halleran (University of Washington)12. Music: Peter Wilson (University of Sydney)13. Theatrical Production: John Davidson (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)Part III: Approaches14. Aeschylean Tragedy: Suzanne Sad (Columbia University)15. Sophoclean Tragedy: Ruth Scodel (University of Michigan)16. Euripidean Tragedy: Justina Gregory (Smith College)17. Lost Tragedies: A Survey: Martin Cropp (University of Calgary)18. Tragedy and Anthropology: Christiane Sourvinou-Inwood (previously of University of Oxford)19. Values: Douglas Cairns (University of Edinburgh)20. The Gods: Donald Mastronarde (University of California, Berkeley)21. Authority Figures: Mark Griffith (University of California, Berkeley)22. Women's Voices: Judith Mossman (University of Nottingham)23. Marginal Figures: Mary Ebbott (College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts)Part IV: Reception24. Text and Transmission: David Kovacs (University of Virginia)25. Learning from Suffering: Ancient Responses to Tragedy: Stephen Halliwell (University of St. Andrews)26. Polis and Empire: Greek Tragedy in Rome: Vassiliki Panoussi (Williams College)27. Italian Reception of Greek Tragedy: Salvatore Di Maria (University of Tennessee)28. Nietzsche on Greek Tragedy and the Tragic: Albert Henrichs (Harvard University)29. Greek Tragedy and Western Perceptions of Actors and Acting: Ismene Lada-Richards (King's College London)30. The Theater of Innumerable Faces: Herman Altena (freelance academic)31. Justice in Translation: Rendering Ancient Greek Tragedy: Paul Woodruff (University of Texas, Austin)BibliographyIndex
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