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By Marianne McDonald,Michael Walton

ISBN-10: 0521542340

ISBN-13: 9780521542340

ISBN-10: 0521834562

ISBN-13: 9780521834568

This sequence of essays by means of trendy lecturers and practitioners investigates intimately the historical past of functionality within the classical Greek and Roman international. starting with the earliest examples of 'dramatic' presentation within the epic cycles and achieving via to the latter days of the Roman Empire and past, this 2007 spouse covers many facets of those large presentational societies. Dramatic performances which are text-based shape just one a part of cultures the place presentation is an incredible component to all social and political existence. person chapters variety throughout a thousand yr timescale, and contain particular chapters on performing traditions, mask, houses, taking part in areas, fairs, faith and drama, comedy and society, and commodity, concluding with the dramatic legacy of fantasy and the trendy media. The e-book addresses the desires of scholars of drama and classics, in addition to someone with an curiosity within the theatre's historical past and practice.

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