Reimagining Greek tragedy on the American stage / Helene P. Foley.

Av: Foley, Helene P, 1942-Series: Sather classical lectures ; 70.Utgivare: Berkeley ; London : University of California Press, 2012Beskrivning: xv, 375 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 978-0-520-27244-6; 0-520-27244-7Ämne(n): Grekisk dramatik | Teater -- historia | Förenta staterna | Greek drama -- History and criticism | Theater -- United States -- History | Dramatik -- Grekland -- antiken | Iscensättningar -- Förenta staterna | Antiken i teater -- Förenta staterna | RepertoarförteckningDDK-klassifikation: 792.1/20973 LC-klassifikation: PA3131 | .G554 2012SAB-klssifikation: Goa.02 | Ikb-qa | Ika
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Greek tragedy finds an American audience -- Setting the stage -- American theater makes Greek tragedy its own -- Making total theater in America: choreography and music -- Hellenic influences on the development of American modern dance -- American Gesamtkunste Werke -- Musical theater -- Visual choreography in Robert Wilson's Alcestis -- Democratizing Greek tragedy -- Antigone and politics in the nineteenth century: the Boston 1890 Antigone -- Performance groups in the 1960s-1970s: Brecht's Antigone by the living theatre -- The 1980s and beyond: Peter Sellars' Persians, Ajax and the Children of Heracles compared with other versions of Persians and Ajax -- Aeschylus' Prometheus bound in the U.S.: from the threat of apocalypse to communal reconciliation -- Re-envisioning the hero: American Oedipus -- Oedipus as scapegoat -- Plagues -- Theban cycles -- Deconstructing fatality -- Abandonment -- Re-imagining Medea as American other -- Setting the stage: nineteenth century Medea -- Medea as social critic from the mid-1930s-the late 1940s -- Medea as ethnic other from the 1970s-the present -- Medea's divided self: drag and cross dressed performances.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-361) and index.

Greek tragedy finds an American audience -- Setting the stage -- American theater makes Greek tragedy its own -- Making total theater in America: choreography and music -- Hellenic influences on the development of American modern dance -- American Gesamtkunste Werke -- Musical theater -- Visual choreography in Robert Wilson's Alcestis -- Democratizing Greek tragedy -- Antigone and politics in the nineteenth century: the Boston 1890 Antigone -- Performance groups in the 1960s-1970s: Brecht's Antigone by the living theatre -- The 1980s and beyond: Peter Sellars' Persians, Ajax and the Children of Heracles compared with other versions of Persians and Ajax -- Aeschylus' Prometheus bound in the U.S.: from the threat of apocalypse to communal reconciliation -- Re-envisioning the hero: American Oedipus -- Oedipus as scapegoat -- Plagues -- Theban cycles -- Deconstructing fatality -- Abandonment -- Re-imagining Medea as American other -- Setting the stage: nineteenth century Medea -- Medea as social critic from the mid-1930s-the late 1940s -- Medea as ethnic other from the 1970s-the present -- Medea's divided self: drag and cross dressed performances.

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