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The dramatic festivals of Athens,

Author: Arthur Wallace Pickard-Cambridge, Sir; John Gould; David M Lewis
Publisher: London, Oxford U.P., 1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This reissue with a new supplement is fully expanded and brought up-to-date. It discusses the organization of the dramatic festivals, describes the acting style, actors, costumes, dancing, music, and audiences' tastes and behavior, and provides a full presentation of the literary, epigraphic, and archaeological evidence on which any discussion of the dramatic festivals is based, such as the difficulties of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pickard-Cambridge, Arthur Wallace, Sir, 1873-1952.
Dramatic festivals of Athens.
London, Oxford U.P., 1968
(OCoLC)579753941
Online version:
Pickard-Cambridge, Arthur Wallace, Sir, 1873-1952.
Dramatic festivals of Athens.
London, Oxford U.P., 1968
(OCoLC)604923059
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Wallace Pickard-Cambridge, Sir; John Gould; David M Lewis
ISBN: 0198142587 9780198142584
OCLC Number: 1662959
Description: iii-xxiv, 358 pages 72 plates, illustrations 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: The lesser festivals: The Anthesteria --
The Lenaia --
The rural Dionysia --
The Panathenaia --
Part 2: The great or city Dionysia --
Part 3: The Actors --
Terminology, etc. --
Number of actors and distribution of parts --
Delivery: speech, recitative, and song --
Voice and enunciation --
Gesture --
Part 4: The costumes : Introduction (general character of the evidence) --
Tragedy and satyr play --
Comedy --
Part 5: The chorus --
The character, functions, and movements pof the chorus --
Dancing in drama --
Music in drama --
Part 6: The audience --
Part 7: The artists of Dionysus --
Appendix: Inscriptions relating to the 'Artists of Dionysus' --
Additional note: Michael Psellos on the music of tragedy.
Responsibility: by the late Sir Arthur Pickard-Cambridge.
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The organization of the dramatic festivals of Athens is discussed in this book together with the actors, acting style, dancing, music, costumes and the audience, its tastes and behaviour. In this  Read more...

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