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Choral Mediations in Greek Tragedy

edited by Renaud Gagné and Marianne Hopman
Format
Book
Published
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9781107033283, 1107033284
Contents
  • Introduction : the chorus in the middle / Renaud Gagné and Marianne Govers Hopman
  • Choral polyphony and the ritual functions of tragic songs / Claude Calame
  • Chorus, conflict and closure in Aeschylus' Persians / Marianne Govers Hopman
  • Choral intertemporality in the Oresteia / Jonas Grethlein
  • Choreography : the lyric voice of Sophoclean tragedy / Simon Goldhill
  • Conflicting identities in the Euripidean chorus / Laura Swift
  • The choral plot of Euripides' Helen / Sheila Murnaghan
  • Transcultural chorality : Iphigenia in Tauris and Athenian imperial economics in a polytheistic world / Barbara Kowalzig
  • Maenadism as self-referential chorality in Euripides' Bacchae / Anton Bierl
  • The Delian Maidens and their relevance to choral mimesis in classical drama / Gregory Nagy
  • Choral persuasions in Plato's Laws / Lucia Prauscello
  • The comic chorus and the demagogue / Jeffrey Henderson
  • Dancing letters : the Alphabetic Tragedy of Kallias / Renaud Gagné
  • Choral dialectics : Hölderlin and Hegel / Joshua Billings
  • Enter and exit the chorus : dance in Britain 1880-1914 / Fiona Macintosh
  • "The thorniest problem and the greatest opportunity" : directors on directing the Greek chorus / Peter Meineck.
Description
ix, 429 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 384-423) and index.
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