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Published by Theatre Communications Group, Distributed to the book trade by Consortium Book Sales and Distribution in New York, Saint Paul, MN .
Written in English

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  • Greece

Subjects:

  • Greek drama -- Adaptations.,
  • Mythology, Greek -- Drama.,
  • Greece -- Drama.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Adaptation of 6 Greek plays.

Statementby Ellen McLaughlin.
GenreAdaptations., Drama.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3563.C3837 G74 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3291593M
ISBN 101559362405
LC Control Number2004008297

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About The Greek Plays. A landmark anthology of the masterpieces of Greek drama, featuring all-new, highly accessible translations of some of the world’s most beloved plays, including Agamemnon, Prometheus Bound, Bacchae, Electra, Medea, Antigone, and Oedipus the King Featuring translations by Emily Wilson, Frank Nisetich, Sarah Ruden, Rachel Kitzinger, Mary Lefkowitz, and James Romm. This title has 7 greek plays which give the reader an excellent selection of the best greek dramatists. However, the introduction provides the student with short biographies, overview of the nature of tragedy and comedy, and a history of the greek theater and the play performance. I use this book for those reports on the history of theater too/5(6). Hamilton herself translated the passage more than once. The version Kennedy used appears to come from her book The Greek Way, where she excerpts that passage by itself (as prose rather than verse). In contrast, here is the verse version from her complete translation of Agamemnon in Three Greek Plays: Prometheus Bound / Agamemnon / The Trojan Women/5(10).   Numerous reproductions and good-quality, color photographs of ancient sites and artifacts depicting scenes of plays add visual appeal. Colorful boxed quotes from classical plays appear throughout. Don Nardo's Greek and Roman Theatre (Lucent, ) is for older students. Cynthia M. Sturgis, Ledding Library, Milwaukee, OR5/5(1).

Instead of narrators, the plays in this book include two Chorus parts. In Greek theater, the Chorus helped the story along by narrating, commenting on the action, and interacting with the characters in the play. The same is true with the choruses in these plays. . Assemblywomen (Greek: Ἐκκλησιάζουσαι Ekklesiazousai; also translated as, Congresswomen, Women in Parliament, Women in Power, and A Parliament of Women) is a comedy written by the Greek playwright Aristophanes in BC. The play invents a scenario where the women of Athens assume control of the government and instate reforms that ban private wealth and enforce sexual equality. A landmark anthology of the masterpieces of Greek drama, featuring all-new, highly accessible translations of some of the world's most beloved plays, including Agamemnon, Prometheus Bound, Bacchae, Electra, Medea, Antigone, and Oedipus the King Featuring translations by Emily Wilson, Frank Nisetich, Sarah Ruden, Rachel Kitzinger, Mary Lefkowitz, and James Romm The great plays of . Lysistrata (/ l aɪ ˈ s ɪ s t r ə t ə / or / ˌ l ɪ s ə ˈ s t r ɑː t ə /; Attic Greek: Λυσιστράτη, Lysistrátē, "Army Disbander") is an ancient Greek comedy by Aristophanes, originally performed in classical Athens in BC. It is a comic account of a woman's extraordinary mission to end the Peloponnesian War between Greek city states by denying all the men of the land.

While I have read all the Greek plays in more modern translations, this is a very affordable anthology of some of the greatest tragedy -- and one comedy -- from classical Athens. It's so affordable that I don't feel bad for not using all of it my classes. Read more. One person found this helpful/5(15). A lost work is a document, literary work, or piece of multimedia produced some time in the past, of which no surviving copies are known to exist. This term most commonly applies to works from the classical world, although it is increasingly used in relation to modern works.A work may be lost to history through the destruction of an original manuscript and all later copies. Ancient Greek drama was a theatrical culture that flourished in ancient Greece from BC. The city-state of Athens, which became a significant cultural, political, and military power during this period, was its centre, where the theatre was institutionalised as part of a festival called the Dionysia, which honoured the god Dionysus. Tragedy (late BC), comedy ( BC), and the satyr play. A Greek play for a large cast by Jasmine Rodgers. Sympathetic Magic 17 characters. 8M, 9F, Flexible casting; 12 pages in length. Approximately minutes running time. A comedy about the life of Pythagoras written by Terence Patrick Hughes. Hercules Ten minutes long. Parts for actors. Best suited for ages