Greek Tragedy in Action (Google eBook)
Oliver Taplin's seminal study was revolutionary in drawing out the significance of stage action in Greek tragedy at a time when plays were often read purely as texts, rather than understood as performances.
Professor Taplin explores nine plays, including Aeschylus' agamemnon and Sophocles' Oedipus the King. The details of theatrical techniques and stage directions, used by playwrights to highlight key moments, are drawn out and related to the meaning of each play as a whole. With extensive translated quotations, the essential unity of action and speech in Greek tragedy is demonstrated.
Now firmly established as a classic text, Greek Tragedy in Action is even more relevant today, when performances of Greek tragedies and plays inspired by them have had such an extraordinary revival around the world.
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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. Read full review
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Stage management and stage directions
Introduction to nine plays
Exits and entrances
Actions and gestures
Objects and tokens
Tableaux noises and silences
JSTOR: Greek Tragedy in Action
Greek Tragedy in Action is an exoteric tract for the "general reader" (quotations are translated, technicalities ex- plained, academic minutiae noted but ...
Greek Tragedy in Action by Oliver Taplin at Questia Online Library
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Greek Tragedy in Action, London and Berkeley 1978 (revised edition 1985);. Translations: Greek (Athens 1988); Japanese (Tokyo 1991); Polish (Warsaw ...
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CLAS3135 Greek Tragedy
R. Seaford Reciprocity and Ritual: Homer and tragedy in the developing city-state (Oxford 1994). O. Taplin Greek Tragedy in Action (London 1978) ...
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Greek Tragedy: Bibliography
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The choice of Greek Tragedy in Action over the much more rigorous Stagecraft of Aeschylus (OUP, 1977) slightly weakens Wiles' approach: the stated reason is ...
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Course Code: Q3033 (Writing, Translation and Performance)
O.Taplin, Greek Tragedy in Action (1978), pp.140-48. -----, ‘Emotion and Meaning in Greek Tragedy’, in E. Segal, Oxford Readings in Greek Tragedy (1983), ...
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