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Faber Pocket Guide To Greek And Roman Drama

Author: Burgess, John
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Pub Date: 02/06/2005
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571219063
Availability: In Stock
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Quick overview An essential, refreshingly accessible guide to Greek and Roman drama.
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This refreshingly accessible guide contains synopses and detailed commentary on 40 plays by all the major dramatists - Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Menander, Plautus, Terence and Seneca - and advice about the best translations. The addition of playwright biographies, together with a survey of the ancient theatre and its social and political background, make this an indispensable resource for the theatregoer, student and general reader.

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