A Handbook to the Reception of Greek Drama by Betine van Zyl Smit

By Betine van Zyl Smit

A guide to the Reception of Greek Drama bargains a chain of unique essays that characterize a complete evaluation of the worldwide reception of historic Greek tragedies and comedies from antiquity to the current day.

  • Represents the 1st quantity to supply an entire review of the reception of old drama from antiquity to the present
  • Covers the interpretation, transmission, functionality, creation, and edition of Greek tragedy from the time the performs have been first created in historical Athens during the twenty first century
  • Features overviews of the heritage of the reception of Greek drama in such a lot nations of the world
  • Includes chapters protecting the reception of Greek drama in smooth opera and film

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2010. Cratinus and the Art of Comedy. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Barish, Jonas A. 1981. The Antitheatrical Prejudice. Berkeley: University of California Press. Beloch, Jürgen. 1884. Die attische Politik seit Perikles. Leipzig: Teubner. Bosher, Kathryn. 2014. ” In Revermann (2014): 79–94. Clay, Diskin. 2004. Archilochos Heros: The Cult of Poets in the Greek Polis. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Collard, Christopher and Martin Cropp. 2008. Euripides, vol. VII, Fragments: Aegeus‐Meleager.

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Gildenhard, Ingo and Martin Revermann. 2010. Beyond the Fifth Century: Interactions with Greek Tragedy from the Fourth Century BCE to the Middle Ages. Berlin and New York: De Gruyter. The Reception of Greek Tragedy, 500–323 BC 27 Griffith, Mark. 2013. Aristophanes’ Frogs (Oxford Approaches to Literature). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Hall, Edith. 1995. ” Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies 40: 39–58. Reprinted with updates in The Theatrical Cast of Athens.

This substantial chunk is a major, even if not the biggest, part of the text we have of this fragmentary play. On the play, see most recently Collard and Cropp (2008: 362–401) (with references to earlier scholarly discussions). The parallels between court and theater are discussed by Hall (1995; 2006). On this practice, see Wilson (1996: 312), n. 10. Zeitlin (1990). Fr. 90–97 K. On the Eteobutadai, see Parker (1996: 290–293). For a more detailed exploration of this topic, see Revermann (1999/2000).

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