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Tragedy in Athens

Performance Space and Theatrical Meaning

by David Wiles

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theatre, drama,
  • History,
  • Greek Literature,
  • Theater,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Theater - History & Criticism,
  • History-Ancient - Greece,
  • Performing Arts / Theater / General,
  • Performing Arts / Theater / History & Criticism,
  • Theater - Greece - Athens - History - To 500

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7750983M
    ISBN 100521666155
    ISBN 109780521666152

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Tragedy (from the Greek: τραγῳδία, tragōidia) is a form of drama based on human suffering that invokes an accompanying catharsis or pleasure in audiences.

While many cultures have developed forms that provoke this paradoxical response, the term tragedy often refers to a specific tradition of drama that has played a unique and important role historically in the self-definition of. Stemming from Harvard University's Carl Newell Jackson Lectures, Christiane Sourvinou-Inwood's Tragedy and Athenian Religion sets out a radical reexamination of the relationship between Greek tragedy and religion.

Based on a reconstruction of the context in which tragedy was generated as a ritual performance during the festival of the City Dionysia, Sourvinou-Inwood shows that religious 1/5(1). “Life is the tragedy,' she said bitterly. 'You know how they categorize Shakespeare's plays, right.

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Tragedy, branch of drama that treats in a serious and dignified style the sorrowful or terrible events encountered or caused by a heroic individual. By extension the term may be applied to other literary works, such as the novel.

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The title of this book, Tragedy Offstage, is consciously transgressive: it breaks a time-honored rule among classicists and other literary scholars that the term "tragedy" should apply strictly to the artistic and literary genre that in fifth-century Athens was raised to astonishing heights by Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides.

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