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Published: 28 January 2020

304 Pages | 5 black-and-white illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198844532

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The Chorus of Drama in the Fourth Century BCE

Presence and Representation

Lucy C. M. M. Jackson

Oxford Classical Monographs

  • Forces a reassessment of traditional narratives about the development of ancient Greek drama and the place of the dramatic chorus in this period
  • Offers a radical re-reading of many fourth-century texts, including Aristotle's Poetics and Plato's Laws, and of various textual phenomena
  • Presents a comprehensive collection of fourth-century evidence for the chorus of drama, covering historical, material, dramatic, literary, and philosophical sources