By Ian C. Storey,Arlene Allan
- A broad-ranging and systematically organised creation to historical Greek drama.
- Discusses all 3 genres of Greek drama – tragedy, comedy, and satyr play.
- Provides overviews of the 5 surviving playwrights – Aeschylus, Sophokles, Euripides, Aristophanes, and Menander, and short entries on misplaced playwrights.
- Covers contextual concerns resembling: the origins of dramatic artwork types; the conventions of the fairs and the theatre; the connection among drama and the worship of Dionysos; the political size; and the way to learn and watch Greek drama.
- Includes forty six one-page synopses of every of the surviving plays.
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A Guide to Ancient Greek Drama (Blackwell Guides to Classical Literature) by Ian C. Storey,Arlene Allan