Agamemnon in Performance 458 BC to AD 2004 by Fiona Macintosh,Pantelis Michelakis,Edith Hall,Oliver Taplin PDF

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By Fiona Macintosh,Pantelis Michelakis,Edith Hall,Oliver Taplin

Aeschylus' Agamemnon, the 1st play within the Oresteia trilogy, is likely one of the so much influential theatrical texts within the worldwide canon. In functionality, translation, edition, in addition to sung and danced interpretations, it's been everyday within the Greek global and the Roman empire, and from the Renaissance to the modern degree. it's been crucial to the cultured and highbrow avant-garde in addition to to radical politics of all complexions and to
feminist considering. individuals to this interdisciplinary selection of eighteen essays on its functionality historical past contain classical students, theatre historians, and specialists in English and comparative literature. All Greek and Latin has been translated; the publication is generously illustrated, and supplemented with
the invaluable study relief of a chronological appendix of performances.

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