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Published: 15 January 2009

504 Pages | 26 in-text illus.

ISBN: 9780199232536

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New Directions in Ancient Pantomime

Edited by Edith Hall and Rosie Wyles

  • The first comprehensive study of ancient pantomime dancing in its social and literary context
  • Contributors include all the acknowledged world specialists in the subject
  • Includes new English translations of a crucial source, Jacob of Sarugh's Homilies on the Spectacles of the Theatre, and of a text which may well be the sole surviving example of a Latin pantomime libretto