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Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century - A Survey From Ca. 400 Bc to Ca. Ad 400

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What happened to Greek tragedy after the death of Euripides? This book provides some answers, and a broad historical overview.

List of contents

Introduction Antonis K. Petrides; Part I. Texts: 1. Greek tragedy in the fourth century: the fragments Vayos Liapis and Theodoros K. Stephanopoulos; 2. The Rhesus Almut Fries; 3. Hellenistic tragedy and satyr-drama: Lycophron's Alexandra Simon Hornblower; 4. The Exag¿g¿ of Ezekiel the tragedian Pierluigi Lanfranchi; Part II. Contexts and Developments: 5. Beyond Athens: the expansion of Greek tragedy from the fourth century onwards Brigitte Le Guen; 6. Theater performance after the fifth century Anne Duncan and Vayos Liapis; 7. Music and dance in tragedy after the fifth century Mark Griffith; 8. The fifth century and after: (dis)continuities in Greek tragedy Francis Dunn; 9. Society and politics in post-fifth century tragedy David M. Carter; Part III. Transmission and Reception: 10. Attitudes towards tragedy from the second sophistic to late antiquity Ruth Webb; 11. Scholars and scholarship on tragedy Johanna Hanink.


Accessible survey exploring, for the first time in English, both textual and non-textual evidence for the development of Greek tragedy after the fifth century BC. Ranges widely across topics from theatre performance, music and dance to transmission and reception later in antiquity. Essential for classicists and theatre scholars and practitioners.

Product details

Authors Vayos Liapis, Vayos Petrides Liapis
Assisted by Vayos Liapis (Editor), Antonis K. Petrides (Editor)
Publisher Cambridge University Press ELT
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 30.11.2018
EAN 9781107038554
ISBN 978-1-107-03855-4
No. of pages 428
Subjects Fiction > Narrative literature
Humanities, art, music > Linguistics and literary studies > English linguistics / literary studies

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