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How to stage Greek tragedy today / Simon Goldhill.

By: Goldhill, SimonMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007Description: 248 p. : ill. ; 21 cmISBN: 0226301281 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780226301280 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0226301273 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780226301273 (cloth : alk. paper)Subject(s): Grekiska tragedier | Greek drama (Tragedy) | Greek drama -- Presentation, Modern | Greek drama -- Modern presentationDDC classification: 882/.0109 Online resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description
Contents:
Space and concept -- The chorus -- The actor's role -- Tragedy and politics : what's Hecuba to him? -- Translations : finding a script -- Gods, ghosts, and Helen of Troy.
Summary: "[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 chorus; the actor's role in an unfamiliar style of performance; the place of politics in tragedy; the question of translation; and the treatment of gods, monsters, and other strange characters of the ancient world."--From publisher description.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-240) and index.

Space and concept -- The chorus -- The actor's role -- Tragedy and politics : what's Hecuba to him? -- Translations : finding a script -- Gods, ghosts, and Helen of Troy.

"[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 chorus; the actor's role in an unfamiliar style of performance; the place of politics in tragedy; the question of translation; and the treatment of gods, monsters, and other strange characters of the ancient world."--From publisher description.

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