The chorus of drama in the fourth century BCE : presence and representation / Lucy C.M.M. Jackson
- Jackson, Lucy C. M. (Lucy Christina Mary), 1986-
- Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2020.
- First edition.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).
- Oxford scholarship online: ezaccess.libraries.psu.edu
- Machine generated contents note: 1.The Material Circumstances -- 1.1.When and Where Did the Choruses of Drama Dance? -- 1.2.Choral Performers -- 1.3.Training and Preparation -- 2.The Chorus in New Tragedy -- 2.1.The Rhesus -- 2.2.The Chorus in the Fragments of Fourth-Century Tragedy -- 2.3.Lyric Poetry in the Fourth Century -- 3.The Chorus in `Old' Tragedy -- 3.1.Iphigenia at Aulis -- 3.2.Seven Against Thebes -- 4.The Chorus in Comedy -- 4.1.Assemblywomen -- 4.2.Wealth -- 4.3.The Chorus in Menander and the Fragments -- 5.An Interlude: Absence, Χoρoυ and the Aristotelian Embolima -- 6.Chorus and Festival -- 6.1.The Festival Chorus -- 6.2.Chorus and Choregia -- 7.The Chorus and Society -- 7.1.Xenophon's Choruses -- 7.2.Plato's Choruses -- 7.3.The Chorus in the Fourth-Century Imagination.
- This comprehensive study of the ancient Greek dramatic chorus in the fourth century reassesses the traditional narrative that it more or less 'declined' in quantity and quality, demonstrating instead how varied and vital this component of drama continued to be during a time when the theatre became truly international.
- 9780191880025 (ebook)
- Audience Notes:
- This edition previously issued in print: 2019.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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