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Author Csapo, Eric.

Title The context of ancient drama / Eric Csapo and William J. Slater.

Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [1995]

LocationUniM Bail High Use 
Call No.792.0938 CSAP


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 UniM Bail High Use  792.0938 CSAP  TWO HOUR LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 435 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-423) and index.
Contents I. Kinds of Evidence: Their Nature and Reliability. IA. The Texts. IAi. The Dissemination of Athenian Drama and the Survival of the Texts to Hellenistic Times. IAii. Legacy of Ancient Scholarship. IB. Inscriptions. IC. Artifacts. ID. Theater Buildings -- II. Origins of Greek Drama -- III. Organization. IIIA. Classical Athens. IIIAi. Festivals. IIIAii. Regulation. IIIB. The Greek World from Hellenistic to Imperial Times. IIIC. The Roman World -- IV. Actors and Audience. IVA. Actors and Acting. IVAi. Actors in the Classical Period. IVAii. The Artists of Dionysus. IVAiii. Classical and Hellenistic Acting. IVAiv. Republican and Imperial Actors and Acting. IVB. The Audience. IVBi. The Athenian Audience in the Fifth and Fourth Centuries B.C. IVBii. Roman Audience and Society. IVBiii. Emperors and Theater. IVC. Music. IVD. The Chorus -- V. Mime and Pantomime -- Appendix A: Pollux, Onomasticon 4.99-154.
Summary An easy-to-use guide to the nature and stagecraft of ancient plays.
Other author Slater, William J.
Subject Classical drama -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Theater -- Greece -- History -- Sources.
Theater -- Rome -- History -- Sources.
Civilization, Ancient -- Sources.
ISBN 0472105450 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
0472082752 (acid-free paper)