By Ian C. Storey,Arlene Allan
This newly up-to-date moment version positive aspects wide-ranging, systematically prepared scholarship in a concise advent to old Greek drama, which flourished from the 6th to 3rd century BC.
- Covers all 3 genres of historic Greek drama – tragedy, comedy, and satyr-drama
- Surveys the extant paintings of Aeschylus, Sophokles, Euripides, Aristophanes, and Menander, and contains entries on ‘lost’ playwrights
- Examines contextual matters similar to the origins of dramatic artwork varieties; the conventions of the gala's and the theater; drama’s dating with the worship of Dionysos; political dimensions of drama; and the way to learn and watch Greek drama
- Includes single-page synopses of each surviving historical Greek play
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A Guide to Ancient Greek Drama (Blackwell Guides to Classical Literature) by Ian C. Storey,Arlene Allan