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Author Hartigan, Karelisa.

Title Greek tragedy on the American stage : ancient drama in the commercial theater, 1882-1994 / Karelisa V. Hartigan.

Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  792.950973 HART    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 161 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Contributions in drama and theatre studies, 0163-3821 ; no. 60.
Contributions in drama and theatre studies. 0163-3821 ; no. 60.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. The Earliest Plays -- Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus -- Sophocles: Antigone -- 3. Greek Tragedy Gains Recognition: 1900-1915 -- Euripides: Trojan Women -- Euripides: Iphigeneia at Tauris -- Euripides: Electra -- 4. Greek Tragedy Comes of Age: 1915-1935 -- Sophocles: Electra -- Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus -- 5. Greek Tragedy Achieves Status: 1935-1950 -- Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus -- Euripides: Trojan Women -- Euripides: Medea -- Euripides: Hippolytus -- Euripides: Electra -- 6. Greek Tragedy Responds to War, Drugs, and Flower Children: 1960-1970 -- Aeschylus: Oresteia -- Euripides: The Bacchae -- Euripides: Iphigeneia at Aulis -- 7. Greek Tragedy Echoes a Period of Self-Reflection: 1970-1980 -- Aeschylus: Persians -- Sophocles: Oedipus at Colonus -- 8. Greek Tragedy and Reevaluation: 1980-1994 -- Sophocles: Antigone -- Sophocles: Ajax -- Euripides: Alcestis -- Euripides: Orestes -- 9. Occasional Productions: Greek Tragedies Rarely Brought to the Boards -- Aeschylus: Prometheus Bound -- Sophocles: Philoctetes -- Sophocles: Women of Trachis -- Euripides: Ion -- Euripides: Hecuba -- Euripides: Heracles -- Euripides: Suppliant Women -- 10. Conclusion.
Subject Greek drama -- Modern presentation.
Greek drama (Tragedy) -- Appreciation -- United States.
Theater -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Theater -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Civilization -- Greek influences.
ISBN 0313292833 (alk. paper)