A Handbook to the Reception of Greek Drama offers a series of original essays that represent a comprehensive overview of the global reception of ancient Greek tragedies and comedies from antiquity to the present day. * Represents the first volume to offer a complete overview of the reception of ancient drama from antiquity to the present * Covers the translation, transmission, performance, production, and adaptation of Greek tragedy from the time the plays were first created in ancient Athens through the 21st century * Features overviews of the history of the reception of Greek drama in most countries of the world * Includes chapters covering the reception of Greek drama in modern opera and film
Betine van Zyl Smit is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Nottingham. She has published extensively on the reception of ancient literature in modern literature and on the reception of Greek drama in South Africa.
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HCRZ - Wiley Blackwell Handbooks to Classical Reception