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 varieties of that means. The members examine choruses as fictional, non secular and civic performers; as combos of textual content, track and dance; and as gadgets of mirrored image in themselves, in relation and distinction to the choruses of comedy and melic poetry. Drawing on prior analyses of the social context of Greek drama, the non-textual dimensions of tragedy, and the kinfolk among dramatic and melic choruses, the chapters discover the makes use of of assorted analytic instruments in permitting us greater to catch the specificity of the tragic refrain. designated consciousness is given to the physicality of choral dancing, musical interactions among choruses and actors, the trajectories of reception, and the remedy of time and house within the odes.

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