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Description - Greek Theatre Performance by David Wiles

In this book, David Wiles introduces ancient Greek theater to students and enthusiasts interested in knowing how the plays were performed. Theater was a ceremony bound up with fundamental activities in ancient Athenian life and Wiles explores those elements that created the theater of the time. Actors rather than writers are the book's main concern and Wiles examines how the actor used the resources of story-telling, dance, mask, song and visual action to create a large-scale event that would shape the life of the citizen community.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521648578
ISBN-10: 0521648572
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 25-May-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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