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By Ian C. Storey,Arlene Allan

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 advent to historic 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 matters akin to: the origins of dramatic artwork types; the conventions of the gala's 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.

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