Table of contents for The origins of theater in ancient Greece and beyond : from ritual to drama / edited by Eric Csapo, Margaret C. Miller.

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Table of Contents
List of Illustrations
List of Contributors
Abbreviations and Conventions
Editors' Preface
1. General Introduction, E. Csapo and M. C. Miller
I. Komasts and Pre-dramatic Ritual
2. Introduction, T.H. Carpenter
3. The Corpus of Komast Vases: From Identity to Exegesis, T.J. Smith
4. Komasts, Mythic Imaginary, and Ritual, C. Isler-Kerényi
5. Let's Hear it for the Fat Man. Padded Dancers and the Prehistory of Drama, J.R. Green
6. Discussion, T.H. Carpenter
II. Emergence of Drama
7. Introduction and Discussion, G. Nagy
8. From Hymn to Tragedy: Aristotle's Genealogy of Poetic Kinds, D. Depew
9. Myths of Ritual in Athenian Vase-Paintings of Silens, G. Hedreen
10. From Ritual to Narrative, M. Steinhart
11. "And Now All the World Shall Dance!" (Eur. Bacch. 114): Dionysus' choroi between Drama and
Ritual, B. Kowalzig
III. Comparing Other Cultures
12. Introduction, K.C. Patton
13. Ritual Drama in Ancient Egypt, R.J. Leprohon
14. Ritual and Performance, Dance and Drama in Ancient Japan, G. Zobel
15. Representation in European Devotional Rituals: The Question of the Origin of Medieval Drama
in Medieval Liturgy, N.H. Petersen
16. Discussion, K.C. Patton
IV. From Ritual to Drama
17. From Ritual to Drama: A Concluding Statement, R. Seaford
Bibliography
Indices

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Classical drama -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Theater -- History -- To 500.
Theater -- Greece.
Rites and ceremonies -- Greece.
Civilization, Ancient.