Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 July 2007

380 Pages | 35 illus.

ISBN: 9780199276028

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Visualizing the Tragic

Drama, Myth, and Ritual in Greek Art and Literature

Edited by Chris Kraus, Simon Goldhill, Helene P. Foley, and Jas Elsner

  • Written by an international team of outstanding scholars
  • Brings new perspectives to bear on tragedy's status as a privileged genre throughout Western theatrical history
  • Explores current issues in the study of Greek drama, with particular emphases on the visual and on reception
  • Analyses the intersections between Greek drama and other art forms, concentrating on ritual, performance, and art