Wiley Blackwell Handbooks to Classical Reception: A Handbook to the Reception of Greek Drama

Editor/Author van Zyl Smit, Betine
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-1-118-34775-1
Category: History - History, Ancient
Image Count: 24
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: Sept 2019
Table of Contents

A Handbook to the Reception of Greek Drama offers a series of original essays that represent a comprehensive overview of the global reception of ancient Greek tragedies and comedies from antiquity to the present day.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • List of Illustrations
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Note on Nomenclature and Spelling
  • Introduction
  • The Reception of Greek Tragedy from 500 to 323 BC
  • Greek Comedy and its Reception, c. 500–323 BC
  • Greek Drama in the Hellenistic World
  • Greek Comedy at Rome
  • Roman Tragedy
  • Ancient Drama in the Medieval World
  • The Reception of Ancient Drama in Renaissance Italy
  • Ancient Drama in the French Renaissance and up to Louis XIV
  • The Reception of Greek Drama in Early Modern England
  • Greece: A History of Turns, Traditions, and Transformations
  • The History of Ancient Drama in Modern Italy
  • The Reception of Greek Theater in France since 1700
  • Germany, Austria, and Switzerland
  • The Reception of Greek Drama in Belgium and the Netherlands
  • The Reception of Greek Drama in England from the Seventeenth to the Twenty-First Century
  • Conquering England: Ireland and Greek Tragedy
  • The Reception of Greek Drama in the Czech Republic
  • Antigone, Medea, and Civilization and Barbarism in Spanish American History
  • Greek Drama in the Arab World
  • The Reception of Greek Tragedy in Japan
  • Greek Drama in North America
  • Greek Drama in Australia
  • The Reception of Greek Drama in Africa: “A Tradition That Intends to Be Established”
  • Greek Drama in Opera
  • Filmed Tragedy