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Classical Drama and Society


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A Guide to Writing in History and Classics

 

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SECTION 1
  Chapter 1: Theatre and History, Some Definitions
  Chapter 2: The Origins of Theatre and Drama
  Chapter 3: The Early Greek World
  Chapter 4: The Origins of Greek Theatre, Part 1; READING 1: Bacchylides, The Theseus Dithyramb
  Chapter 4: The Origins of Greek Theatre, Part 2
   
SECTION 2
  Chapter 5: The Classical Age of Greece
  Chapter 6: Greek Classical Theatre
  Chapter 7: Classical Greek Tragedy, Part 1: Aeschylus
  Chapter 7: Classical Greek Tragedy, Part 2: Sophocles
  Chapter 7: Classical Greek Tragedy, Part 3: Euripides; READING 2: Euripides, Bacchae
   
SECTION 3
  Chapter 8: Satyr Plays and Old Comedy before Aristophanes; READING 3: Satyr Play (Euripides' Cyclops)
  Chapter 9: Aristophanes; READING 4: Aristophanes' Frogs
  Chapter 10: Middle and New Comedy; READING 5: Menander's The Litigants
  Chapter 11: Greek Mime; READING 6: The Oxyrhynchus Mime ("The Adulteress")
   
SECTION 4
  Chapter 12: The Roman World
  Chapter 13: Early Roman Theatre and Drama
  Chapter 14: Roman Comedy, Part 1 (Plautus); READING 7: Plautus, The Braggart Soldier
  Chapter 14: Roman Comedy, Part 2 (Terence)
  Chapter 15: Roman Tragedy; READING 8: Seneca, Phaedra
  Chapter 16: Late Classical Theatre and Drama; READING 9: Charition

 


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A Guide to Writing in History and Classics

 

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