The Greek Sense of Theatre: Tragedy and Comedy

3rd Edition

J Michael Walton

Routledge
Published May 29, 2015
Reference - 166 Pages
ISBN 9781138857339 - CAT# Y177504

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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 conception.

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