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Greek Tragedy In Action

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This book attempts to reinstate the works of Greek Tragedy as "plays" rather than just texts to be read. Taplin concentrates on three plays each by Sophocles, Aeschylus and Euripides to do this.
Paperback, 203 pages
Published July 12th 1994 by Routledge (first published January 1st 1978)
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Tony Duncan
Jan 24, 2015 Tony Duncan rated it it was amazing
The best book on Greek Play stage interpretation. Every director should read this so they not only stop doing their silly interpretations of the Three but also that of all the other greats too. No interpretation of a great will be better than how that great playwright wanted it.

This book should be compulsory for all film students too.

Excellent read!
Evan
Jan 14, 2008 Evan rated it liked it
Greek Tragedy in Action, about the role of physical movement and interaction in the presentation and understand of ancient Greek tragic drama, is the best book I know on the subject. Also, the only book I know on the subject.
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