By (author) Kenneth McLeish
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Orpheus by Kenneth McLeish
Book DescriptionA 21st Century interpretation of the ancient myth of Orpheus written in the lyrical style of Greek tragedy. Commissioned by the Actors Touring Company, Orpheus opened with shows Ireland and in Greece and was followed by a full UK tour in 1997.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781840020168
(210mm x 130mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Oberon Books Ltd
Publisher: Oberon Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Women of Troy, Paperback (April 2004)
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Guide to Greek Theatre and Drama, Paperback (May 2003)
This title offers a survey into the place and purpose of theatre in Ancient Greece. It provides an author-by-author examination of the plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes and Menander plus how and where the plays were performed, who acted them out and who watched them.
Six Classical Greek Comedies, Paperback (August 2002)» View all books by Kenneth McLeish
The Athenian comedies not only lie at the root of Western drama, they also offer a unique insight into everyday life in Ancient Greece. This selection of plays includes the satirical comic fantasies of Aristophanes and Euripides' ribald satyr play, "Cyclops", the only survivng example of its genre.
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Author Biography - Kenneth McLeish
Kenneth McLeish (1940 - 1997) was born in Glasgow and educated at Bradford Grammar School and Worcester College, Oxford. He taught Classics at several schools, notably Watford Grammar School and Bedales, and then turned to full-time writing of adult reference books. His earlier works were for children. He was very prolific and an accomplished linguist. In the last ten years of his life he was delighted to realise his boyhood dream of working in the theatre. Kenneth McLeish was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. His translations include works by Euripides, Horvath, Strindberg, Ibsen, Aristophanes, Sophocles and Moliere. His original stage plays are 'Orpheus', 'Saleem And The Pirates'
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