Table of contents for The Cambridge companion to Greek and Roman theatre / edited by Marianne McDonald and J. Michael Walton.


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Introduction Marianne McDonald and J. Michael Walton; Part I. Text in context: 1. 'Telling the tale': a performing tradition from Homer to pantomime Mark Griffith; 2. Ancient theatre and performance culture Richard P. Martin; 3. Religion and drama Fritz Graf; 4. The socio-political dimension of ancient tragedy Jon Hesk; 5. Aristotle's Poetics and ancient dramatic theory David Wiles; 6. Politics and Aristophanes: watchword 'caution!' Gonda Van Steen; 7. Comedy and society from Menander to Terence Sander Goldberg; 8. Lost theatre and performance traditions in Greece and Italy Hugh Denard; Part II. The nature of performance: 9. Art and theatre in the ancient world Richard Green; 10. Festivals and audiences in Athens and Rome Rush Rehm; 11. Playing places: the temporary and the permanent Richard Beacham; 12. Chorus and dance in the ancient world Yana Zarifi; 13. Masks in Greek and Roman theatre Greg McCart; 14. A material world: costume, properties and scenic effects Graham Ley; 15. Commodity: asking the wrong questions J. Michael Walton; 16. The dramatic legacy of myth: Oedipus in opera, television and film Marianne McDonald.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Theater -- Greece -- History -- To 500.
Greek drama -- History and criticism.
Theater -- Rome -- History -- To 500.
Latin drama -- History and criticism.
Theater -- History -- To 500.