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Satyr Drama: Tragedy at Play [Hardcover]

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The esteem in which satyr drama was held in antiquity still arouses curiosity and controversy. Twelve new papers, generated in North America by a distinguished cast of scholars, explore questions central to the genre. How did satyr drama relate to comedy and tragedy; how closely was it tied to its tragic trilogy? How did the Athenians react to pro-satyric drama, such as the Alcestis? How far did satyr plays reflect contemporary political life? Fresh conclusions are adduced from the fragments, particularly those of Aeschylus, and there is special study of Euripides' Cyclops, not least for its possible reflection of the fifth-century sophists.

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Pages   300
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.2" Width: 6.4" Height: 0.9"
Weight:   1.45 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Mar 30, 2006
Publisher   Classical Press of Wales
ISBN  1905125038  
ISBN13  9781905125036  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! T. H. Carpenter is Charles J. Ping Professor of Humanities and Distinguished Professor of Classics at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He is author of numerous books and articles on Greek and South Italian iconography.

T. H. Carpenter has an academic affiliation as follows - Ohio University.

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