Table of contents for The theatrical cast of Athens : interactions between ancient Greek drama and society / Edith Hall.


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1. Introduction
2. The Theatrical Roles of Athens
3. Childbearing Women: Birth and Family Crisis in Ancient Drama
4. Visible Women: Painted Masks and Tragic Aesthetics
5. Horny Satyrs and Tragic Tetralogies
6. Metapoetic Females in Old Comedy
7. Recasting the Barbarian
8. The Scythian Archer in Aristohanes' `Thesmophoriazusae'
9. Drowning Act: The Greeks, Swimming, and Timotheus' `Persians'
10. Singing Roles in Tragedy
11. Casting the Role of Trygaeus in Aristophanes' `Peace'
12. Lawcourt Dramas: Acting and Performance in Legal Oratory
Afterword



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Greek drama -- History and criticism.
Theater -- Greece -- Athens -- History -- To 500.
Athens (Greece) -- Social life and customs.