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By Betine van Zyl Smit

ISBN-10: 1118347757

ISBN-13: 9781118347751

A instruction manual to the Reception of Greek Drama deals a sequence of unique essays that characterize a entire review of the worldwide reception of historic Greek tragedies and comedies from antiquity to the current day.

  • Represents the 1st quantity to provide a whole review of the reception of historic drama from antiquity to the present
  • Covers the interpretation, transmission, functionality, construction, and version of Greek tragedy from the time the performs have been first created in historical Athens in the course of the twenty first century
  • Features overviews of the heritage of the reception of Greek drama in so much international locations of the world
  • Includes chapters overlaying the reception of Greek drama in smooth opera and film

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Two hundred or so years after the invention of tragedy, Aristotle endorses a veritable paradigm shift in the realm of Greek poetics, and there­ fore much of Greek cultural and intellectual life. And the rich, complex, and enthusi­ astic engagement with tragedy that can be detected in other written, performed, and material evidence makes it clear that in his high esteem of tragedy as the pinnacle of poetic art Aristotle was far from being alone. Notes 1 Vita Aeschyli 11f. in Radt (1985: 34f ). On the biographical tradition of the three canonical tragedians as a mode of reception, see Hanink (2010).

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