By Renaud Gagné,Marianne Hopman

ISBN-10: 1107033284

ISBN-13: 9781107033283

ISBN-10: 1316613569

ISBN-13: 9781316613566

This quantity explores how the choruses of Greek tragedy creatively mixed media and discourses to generate their very own particular kinds of that means. The members examine choruses as fictional, non secular and civic performers; as combos of textual content, track and dance; and as items of mirrored image in themselves, in relation and distinction to the choruses of comedy and melic poetry. Drawing on prior analyses of the social context of Greek drama, the non-textual dimensions of tragedy, and the kin among dramatic and melic choruses, the chapters discover the makes use of of assorted analytic instruments in permitting us higher to catch the specificity of the tragic refrain. specific cognizance is given to the physicality of choral dancing, musical interactions among choruses and actors, the trajectories of reception, and the therapy of time and area within the odes.

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