The Greek and Roman Stage by David Taylor
  

The Greek and Roman Stage

Written by David Taylor
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Part of the Inside the Ancient World S. Series

RRP £15.99

Synopsis

The Greek and Roman Stage by David Taylor

This text sets out to bring to life the Greek and Roman plays and their staging, evoking the visual and emotional character of performances and dramatic festivals and offering a clear account of the plays and their writers. It attempts to re-create the excitement of the competitions and analyses the practical challenges faced by the playwrights and actors in staging the plays, whether tragedies or comedies. It also aims to bring to life the costumes, masks, stage and scenery, as well as the audience's reactions to the experience. The book gives clear summaries of well-known Greek and Roman plays and their authors, and explores in depth some of the best-known, particularly Antigone and The Clouds . There are many suggestions for further study, including additional reading for both the teachers and pupils, topics for discussion, subjects to write about, and activities for individuals and groups.

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Format

Paperback
98 pages

Author

David Taylor
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Publisher

Bristol Classical Press an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

9th December 1999

ISBN

9781853995910


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