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Author Ley, Graham.

Title The theatricality of Greek tragedy : playing space and chorus / Graham Ley.

Published Chicago : University Of Chicago Press, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  882.0109 LEY    AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 226 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [207]-214) and index.
Contents 1. The playing space -- The scripts and the playing space -- The surviving tragedies of Aeschylus and early tragic performance -- Choros, actors/characters, and playing space in the earlier tragedies of Aeschylus -- Composition for the playing space in Aeschylus's Oresteia -- Realizing the tragic playing space after Aeschylus -- Altars and tombs in the playing space after Aeschylus -- Performers and vehicles in the playing space -- Three kinds of vocal delivery in tragedy -- Movement and dancing in the playing space -- Actors/characters and choros : chanting, singing and dancing in the playing space -- App. A. Chronology of the surviving plays -- 2. The chorus -- The choros in epic -- Composition for the choros -- Music : meter or measure, melody, and mode -- Dancing -- Strophe, antistrophe, and choreia -- Dithyrambs -- The theatrical choroi : definitions and distinctions -- App. B. Time line for chapter 2.
Subject Greek drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism.
Theater -- Greece -- History -- To 500.
Drama -- Technique.
ISBN 9780226477572 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226477576 (cloth : alk. paper)