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List of illustrations List of contributors Preface Plan of the city of Athens Part I. Tragedy as an Institution: The Historical Context: 1. 'Deep plays': theatre as process in Greek civic life Paul Cartledge 2. A show for Dionysus P. E. Easterling 3. The audience of Athenian tragedy Simon Goldhill 4. The pictorial record Oliver Taplin Part II. The Plays: 5. The sociology of Athenian tragedy Edith Hall 6. The language of tragedy: rhetoric and communication Simon Goldhill 7. Form and performance P. E. Easterling 8. Myth into mythos: the shaping of tragic plots Peter Burian Part III. Reception: 9. From repertoire to canon P. E. Easterling 10. Tragedy adapted for stages and screens: the Renaissance to the present Peter Burian 11. Tragedy in performance: nineteenth- and twentieth-century productions Fiona Macintosh 12. Modern critical approaches Simon Goldhill Glossary Chronology Texts, commentaries and translations Works cited Index.