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By Renaud Gagné,Marianne Hopman

This quantity explores how the choruses of Greek tragedy creatively mixed media and discourses to generate their very own particular types of that means. The individuals examine choruses as fictional, non secular and civic performers; as combos of textual content, tune and dance; and as gadgets of mirrored image in themselves, in relation and distinction to the choruses of comedy and melic poetry. Drawing on past analyses of the social context of Greek drama, the non-textual dimensions of tragedy, and the family among dramatic and melic choruses, the chapters discover the makes use of of varied analytic instruments in permitting us greater to catch the specificity of the tragic refrain. distinct cognizance is given to the physicality of choral dancing, musical interactions among choruses and actors, the trajectories of reception, and the therapy of time and house within the odes.

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