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By David Raeburn

This is a different advent to Greek tragedy that explores the performs as dramatic artifacts meant for functionality and can pay distinct consciousness to development, layout, staging, and musical composition.

  • Written by means of a pupil who combines his educational realizing of Greek tragedy together with his singular theatrical event of manufacturing those historic dramas for the trendy stage
  • Discusses the masters of the genre—Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides—including similarities, ameliorations, the hybrid nature of Greek tragedy, the importance that every poet attaches to popular myths and his exact technique as a dramatic artist
  • Examines 10 performs intimately, targeting performances by means of the refrain and the three actors, the necessity to captivate audiences attending a massive civic and spiritual competition, and the significance of the lyric sections for emotional effect
  • Provides prolonged dramatic research of significant Greek tragedies at a suitable point for introductory students
  • Contains a spouse web site, to be had upon ebook at www.wiley.com/go/raeburn, with 136 audio recordings of Greek tragedy that illustrate the wonderful thing about the Greek language and the strong rhythms of the songs

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