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Published: 18 December 2018

480 Pages | 20 black-and-white illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198746676

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Between Jerusalem and Athens

Israeli Theatre and the Classical Tradition

Nurit Yaari

Classical Presences

  • Presents the first in-depth study of the reception of classical Greek drama in Israeli theatre
  • Covers the period from 1947 onwards, offering a up-to-date depiction of the development of a burgeoning new theatrical culture and strand of classical reception
  • Examines both translations and adaptations of Greek drama, as well as new writing, and performances staged not only by high profile directors, but also student groups
  • Supplements detailed analysis with rich illustrations of the performances discussed