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Word and action : essays on the ancient theater / Bernard Knox.


Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [1979] .
ISBN 0801821983, 0801834090

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Subjects Greek drama (Tragedy)
Greek drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism.
Grieks.
Theater -- History -- To 500.
Theater.
Tragedies.
Tragédie grecque -- Histoire et critique -- Anthologies.
Description ix, 378 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
©1979
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents part 1. Prologue: Myth and Attic tragedy -- part 2. Aeschylus: The lion in the house -- Aeschylus and the third actor -- Review of Aeschylus: Suppliants (translated by Janet Lembke), Aeschylus: Seven against Thebes (translated by Anthony Hecht and Helen Bacon), and Aeschylus: Prometheus bound (translated by James Scully and C. John Herington) -- Review of The Oresteia (translated by Robert Fagles) and The Bacchae of Euripides, A communion rite (by Wole Soyinka) -- Review of Agamemnon (directed by Andrei Serban) -- Review of The stagecraft of Aeschylus (by Oliver Taplin) -- part 3. Sophocles: Why is Oedipus called Tyrannus? -- Sophocles' Oedipus -- The date of the Oedipus Tyrannus of Sophocles -- The Ajax of Sophocles -- Review of Sophocles' Ajax (edited by W.B. Stanford).
Review of Sophokles, Antigone (by Gerhard Müller) -- Review of Sophocle, poète tragique (by Gilberte Ronnet) -- Review of Sophocles: a reading (by G.H. Gellie) -- Review of Sophocles, Women of Trachis (translated by C.K. Williams and Gregory W. Dickerson) and Sophocles, Oedipus the king (translated by Steven Berg and Diskin Clay) -- part 4. Euripides: The Hippolytus of Euripides -- Second thoughts on Greek tragedy -- Euripidean comedy -- Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulide 1-163 (in that order) -- The Medea of Euripides -- Review of Euripidean drama (by D.J. Conacher) -- Review of Catastrophe survived (by Anne Pippin Burnett) -- Review of Euripides: Iphigenia at Aulis (translated by W.S. Merwin and George E. Dimock, Jr.) and Iphigenia (directed by Michael Cacoyannis) -- part 5. Coda: The tempest and the ancient comic tradition.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Geographic Area Greece
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4774702
(OCoLC)ocm04774702
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Knox, Bernard, 1914-2010.
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