Radical Theatre: Greek Tragedy in the Modern World / Edition 1

Radical Theatre: Greek Tragedy in the Modern World / Edition 1

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by Rush Rehm
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0715629166

ISBN-13: 9780715629161

Pub. Date: 06/27/2003

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Why should Greek tragedy matter now? This book opens a dialogue between the tragic theatre in ancient Athens and the multiple performances of the modern world. In five interconnected chapters, Rush Rehm engages tragedy on its own terms, using our oldest theatre as inspiration for how we might shape the theatre of the future.

Part analysis, part polemic, this

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Why should Greek tragedy matter now? This book opens a dialogue between the tragic theatre in ancient Athens and the multiple performances of the modern world. In five interconnected chapters, Rush Rehm engages tragedy on its own terms, using our oldest theatre as inspiration for how we might shape the theatre of the future.

Part analysis, part polemic, this book engages the aesthetic, political and ethical challenges of Greek tragedy as a means of confronting what tomorrow's theatre can do.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780715629161
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
06/27/2003
Series:
Classical Inter/Faces Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.58(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

A Note to the Reader
Introduction: Timely Thoughts
1. Theatre, Artifice, Environment
2. Tragedy and Fear
3. The Fate of Agency, the Agency of Fate
4. Tragedy and Ideology
5. Tragedy and Time
Epilogue: Progress and Survival
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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