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Performance in Greek and Roman Theatre

Ancient Greek · Hardback

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Informationen zum Autor Vayos Liapis , Ph.D. (1997) in Classics, University of Glasgow, is Associate Professor of Theatre at the Open University of Cyprus. He has published extensively on Greek literature, especially tragedy; his latest book is A Commentary on the 'Rhesus' Attributed to Euripides (Oxford University Press, 2012). George W.M. Harrison , Ph.D. (1985) in Classics and Archaeology, Johns Hopkins University, is Assistant Professor of Classics at Concordia where he also teaches in Art History. He is active in productions in the Theatre Department. He has written extensively on Roman imperial tragedy and satyr drama. Contributors: Vayos Liapis, George W.M. Harrison, Costas Panayotakis, Grigoris M. Sifakis, David Konstan, Martin Revermann, Robert Tordoff, Jocelyn Penny Small, A. J. Podlecki, Geoff Bakewell, Peter Meineck, Rosie Wyles, Judith Fletcher, Robert Ketterer, C. W. Marshall, Jeffrey Rusten, Graham Ley, Robert Cowan, George Fredric Franko, Richard Beacham, Dorota Dutsch, A. K. Petrides, Edith Hall, George Kovacs, Gonda Van Steen, and Fiona Macintosh. Klappentext Drawing on insights from various disciplines (philology, archaeology, art) as well as from performance and reception studies, this volume shows how a heightened awareness of performance can enhance our appreciation of Greek and Roman theatre. INTRODUCTION; Vayos Liapis; George W.M. Harrison; Costas Panayotakis; OPSIS, PROPS, SCENE; The Misunderstanding of 'Opsis' in Aristotle's 'Poetics'; Grigoris M. Sifakis; Propping Up Greek Tragedy: The Right Use of Opsis; David Konstan; Generalizing about Props: Greek Drama, Comparator Traditions, and the Analysis of Stage Objects; Martin Revermann; Actors' Properties in Ancient Greek Drama: An Overview; Robert Tordoff; Skenographia in Brief; Jocelyn Penny Small; GREEK TRAGEDY; Aeschylean Opsis; A.J. Podlecki; Casting votes in Aeschylus; Geoff Bakewell; Under Athena's Gaze: Aeschylus' 'Eumenides' and the Topography of Opsis; Peter Meineck; Heracles' Costume fromEuripides' 'Heracles' to Pantomime Performance; Rosie Wyles; Weapons of Friendship: Props in Sophocles' 'Philoctetes' and 'Ajax'; Judith Fletcher; 'Skene', Altar and Image Euripides' 'Iphigeneia among the Taurians'; Robert Ketterer; Staging 'Rhesus'; Vayos Liapis; GREEK COMEDY; Three Actors in Old Comedy, Again; C. W. Marshall; 'The Odeion on his head': Costume and identity in Cratinus' Thracian Women fr. 73; Jeffrey Rusten; Rehearsing Aristophanes; Graham Ley; ROME AND EMPIRE; Haven't I Seen you Before Somewhere? Optical Allusions in Republican Tragedy; Robert Cowan; Anicius vortit barbare: the Scenic Games of L. Anicius Gallus and the Aesthetics of Greek and Roman Performance; George Fredric Franko; Otium, Opulentia and Opsis: Setting, Performance and Perception Within the mise-en-scene of the Roman House; Richard Beacham; Towards a Roman Theory of Theatrical Gesture; Dorota Dutsch; Lucian's 'On Dance' and the poetics of the pantomime mask; A.K. Petrides; Pantomime: Visualising Myth in the Roman Empire; Edith Hall; INTEGRATING OPSIS; Stringed Instruments in Fifth-Century Drama; George Kovacs; Bloody (Stage) Business: Matthias Langhoff's Sparagmos of Euripides' 'Bacchae' (1997); Gonda Van Steen; From Sculpture to Vase-painting: Archaeological Models for the Actor; Fiona Macintosh ...

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Authors George Harrison
Assisted by Harrison (Editor), George Harrison (Editor), Liapis (Editor), Vayos Liapis (Editor)
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
 
Languages Ancient Greek
Product format Hardback
Released 01.03.2013
 
EAN 9789004244573
ISBN 978-90-0-424457-3
Dimensions 163 mm x 244 mm x 37 mm
Series Mnemosyne, Supplements
Mnemosyne, Supplements
Subject Humanities, art, music > Linguistics and literary studies > Classical linguistics / literary studies

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