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Agamemnon in Performance 458 BC to AD 2004

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Aeschylus' Agamemnon, the first play in the Oresteia trilogy, is one of the most influential theatrical texts in the global canon. In performance, translation, adaptation, along with sung and danced interpretations, it has been familiar in the Greek world and the Roman empire, and from the Renaissance to the contemporary stage. It has been central to the aesthetic and intellectual avant-garde as well as to radical politics of all complexions and to feminist thinking.Contributors to this interdisciplinary collection of eighteen essays on its performance history include classical scholars, theatre historians, and experts in English and comparative literature. All Greek and Latin has been translated; the book is generously illustrated, and supplemented with the useful research aid of a chronological appendix of performances.

Condition: Very light shelf wear to dust jacket. Binding tight and textblock crisp and clean.

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Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Macintosh, Fiona et al.
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0199263515
ISBN-13:
9780199263516
Number of pages:
484
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Agamemnon in Performance 458 BC to AD 2004

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Aeschylus' Agamemnon, the first play in the Oresteia trilogy, is one of the most influential theatrical texts in the global canon. In performance, translation, adaptation, along with sung and danced interpretations, it has been familiar in the Greek world and the Roman empire, and from the Renaissance to the contemporary stage. It has been central to the aesthetic and intellectual avant-garde as well as to radical politics of all complexions and to feminist thinking.Contributors to this interdisciplinary collection of eighteen essays on its performance history include classical scholars, theatre historians, and experts in English and comparative literature. All Greek and Latin has been translated; the book is generously illustrated, and supplemented with the useful research aid of a chronological appendix of performances.

Condition: Very light shelf wear to dust jacket. Binding tight and textblock crisp and clean.

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Macintosh, Fiona et al.
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0199263515
ISBN-13:
9780199263516
Number of pages:
484
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Agamemnon in Performance 458 BC to AD 2004

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