FLIT 424: Greek and Roman Drama





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  • Brief bibliography of Women in antiquity.
  • Diotima: Women & Gender

  • Blundell, Sue, Women in Ancient Greece (1999).
  • Lardinois, André, and Laura McClure, Making Silence Speak. Women's Voices in Greek Literature and Society (Princeton: PUP 2001).

  • R. Kassel & C. Austin (edd.), Poetae Comici Graeci Vol. I: Prolegomena, Comoedia dorica, Mimi, Phylaces (cum Epicharmo et Sophrone) (2000).
  • The Cambridge History of Classical Literature (edd. P.E. Easterling & B.M.W. Knox), Volume I: Greek Literature: Part II Greek Drama (Cambridge: CUP 1989).

  • Adams, J.N., "Female Speech in Latin Comedy," Antichthon (1984) 43-77.
  • Ahrensdorm, Peter, Greek Tragedy and Political Philosophy: Rationalism and Religion in Sophocles' Theban Plays (New York: Cambridge University Press 2009).
  • Anderson, W.S., "Love Plots in Menander and His Roman Adapters," Ramus 13 (1984) 124-134.
  • Arnott, Peter D., An Introduction to the Greek Theatre (Bloomington: Indiana UP 1967).
  • Arnott, Peter D., Public and Performance in the Greek Theater (New York Routledge 1991).
  • Beare, W., The Roman Stage 3rd edition (London 1964).
  • Bowie, A.M., Aristophanes. Myth, Ritual, and Comedy (Cambridge 1993).
  • Bowlby, Rachel, Freudian Mythologies: Greek Tragedy and Modern Identitities (New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press 2009).
  • Boyle, A.J. (ed.), Tragic Seneca (New York Routledge 1997).
  • Brown, P., "Plots and Prostitutes in Greek New Comedy," Papers of the Leeds International Seminar 6 (1990) 241-266.
  • Brown, P., "Love and Marriage in Greek New Comedy," Classical Quarterly 43 (1993) 184-205.
  • Budelmann, Felix, The Language of Sophocles (Cambridge: CUP 1999).
  • Burnett, A. P., "The Virtues of Admetus," Classical Philology 60 (1965) 240-255.
  • Bushnell, Rebecca (ed.), A Companion to Tragedy (Malden MA: Blackwell Publishing 2005) [Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture].
  • Calder, William M. III, Theatrokratia. Collected Papers on the Politics and Staging of Greco-Roman Tragedy (ed. R. S. Smith) (Hildesheim: Olms 2005) [Speudasmata, 104].
  • Carter, D. M. The Politics of Greek Tragedy. Greece and Rome Live (Exeter England: Bristol Phoenix Press 2007).
  • Clauss, J. J. and S. I. Johnston, Medea: Essays on Medea in Myth, Literature, Philosophy and Art (Princeton 1997).
  • Colvin, Stephen, Dialect in Aristophanes. The Politics of Language in Ancient Greek Literature (Oxford 1999).
  • Connor, W. Robert, "Tribes, Festivals, and Processions," Journal of Hellenic Studies 107 (1987) 40-50.
  • Csapo, E., and W.J. Slater, The Context of Ancient Drama (Ann Arbor: U. Michigan Press 1995).
  • David, E., Aristophanes and Athenian Society of the Early Fourth Century B.C. [Mnemosyne Supplement 81] (1984).
  • De Bouvrie, S., Women in Greek Tragedy: An Anthropological Approach (Oslo: Norwegian University Press 1990).
  • Dover, Kenneth J., Aristophanic Comedy (1972).
  • Duckworth, George, The Nature of Roman Comedy (Princeton 1952).
  • Dunn, Francis M., Tragedy's End. Closure and Innovation in Euripidean Drama (Oxford 1996).
  • Easterling, Pat, Greek and Roman Actors (Cambridge: CUP 2002).
  • Erasmo, Mario, Roman Tragedy: Theatre to Theatricality (Austin: U. Texas 2004).
  • Felski, Rita (editor), Rethinking Tragedy (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press 2008).
  • Ferri, Rolando, Octavia. A Play attributed to Seneca (Cambridge UP 2004) [Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries, 41.]
  • Foley, Helene P., "Medea's Divided Self," Classical Antiquity 8 (1989) 61-85.
  • Foley, Helene P., Female Acts in Greek Tragedy (Princeton: PUP 2001).
  • Gellie, G., "The Character of Medea," Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies 35 (1988).
  • Gounaridou, K., Euripides and Alcestis (Lanham MD: University Press of America 1998).
  • Grube, G. M. A., The Drama of Euripides (1961).
  • Gill, Christopher, Personality on Greek Epic, Tragedy and Philosophy (Oxford 1996).
  • Goff, Barbara, Citizen Bacchae. Women's Ritual and Practice in Ancient Greece (Berkeley: U. Cal. 2004).
  • Goward, Barbara, Telling Tragedy. Narrative Technique in Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides (London: Duckworth 1999).
  • Gregory, Justina (editor), A companion to Greek Tragedy (New York: Blackwell 2005).
  • Griffiths, Emma, Medea (New York Routledge 2005).
  • Henderson, J., The Maculate Muse: Obscene Language in Attic Comedy (Oxford: 1975; 2nd ed. 1991).
  • Henderson, J., Aristophanes: Lysistrata (1987).
  • Henderson, J., "Women and the Athenian Dramatic Festivals," Transactions of the American Philological Association 121 (1991) 133-147.
  • Kerrigan, John, Revenge Tragedy: Aeschylus to Armageddon (Oxford 1996)
  • Knox, Bernard, The Heroic Temper: Studies in Sophoclean Tragedy (Berkeley/Los Angeles: University of California 1966).
  • Konstan, D., Greek Comedy and Ideology (Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press 1995).
  • Kovacs, David, "On Medea's Great Monologue (E: Med. 1021-80)," Classical Quarterly 36 (1986) 343-352.
  • Kraus, C; S. Goldhill; H. Foley; J. Elsner (editors), Visualizing the Tragic: Drama, Myth, and Ritual in Greek Art and Literature ((New York: Oxford 2007).
  • Kruschwitz, Peter, Terenz (Hildesheim: Olms-Weidmann 2004). [Olms Studienbücher Antike.].
  • Lape, Susan, Reproducing Athens. Menander's Comedy, Democratic Culture, and the Hellenistic City (Princeton: PUP 2004).
  • Lattimore, Richmond, The Poetry of Greek Tragedy (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins 1958).
  • Lattimore, Richmond, Story Patterns in Greek Tragedy (London 1964).
  • Levi, Peter, "Greek Drama," in The Oxford History of the Classical World (edd. J. Boardman, J. Griffin, O. Murray) (Oxford 1986), 156-185.
  • Lesky, Albin, Greek Tragic Poetry (New Haven: Yale 1983).
  • Ley, Graham, A Short Introduction to the Ancient Greek Theater (Chicago: University of Chicago Press 2007).
  • Ley, Graham, The Theatricality of Greek Tragedy: Playing Space and Chorus (Chicago: University of Chicago Press 2007).
  • Lloyd, M., "Euripides' Alcestis," Greece and Rome 32 (1985) 119-131.
  • Lloyd Jones, Hugh, The Judgment of Zeus (Berkeley/Los Angeles: U. California 1972).
  • MacDowell, D. M., Aristophanes and Athens: An Introduction to the Plays (Oxford OUP 1995).
  • McCarthy, Kathleen, Slaves, Masters and the Art of Authority in Plautine Comedy (2000).
  • McClure, Laura.K., Spoken like a Woman: Speech and Gender in Athenian Drama (Princeton: Princeton University Press 1999).
  • McDermott, E.A., Euripides' Medea: The Incarnation of Disorder (1989).
  • McGlew, James F., Citizens on Stage: Comedy and Political Culture in the Athenian Democracy (AnnArbor: U. Mich. 2002).
  • McHardy, Fiona, James Robson, and David Harvey (edd.), Lost Dramas of Classical Athens. Greek Tragic Fragments (Exeter: University Press of Exeter 2005).
  • Meltzer, Gary S., Euripides and the Poetics of Nostalgia (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2006).
  • Michelakis, Pantelis, Achilles in Greek Tragedy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2002).
  • Michelakis, Pantelis, Achilles in Greek Tragedy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2002) [review: D. Fitzpatrick BMCR 2003.06.45].
  • Olson, S.D., Broken Laughter: Select Fragments of Greek Comedy (New York: Oxford 2007).
  • Pütz, Babette, The Symposium and Komos in Aristophanes. (Stuttgart/Weimar: J. B. Metzler 2003) [Beiträge zum antiken Drama und seiner Rezeption, 22.].
  • Rehm, Rush, The Play of Space: Spatial Transformation in Greek Tragedy (New York: Routledge 1994).
  • Rehm, Rush, Greek Tragic Theater (New York Routledge 1994).
  • Reinhart, Karl, Sophocles (Oxford: Blackwell 1978).
  • Rothwell, K. S., Nature, Culture, and the Origins of Greek Comedy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2006).
  • Russo, Carlo Ferdinando, Aristophanes: An Author for the Stage (New York Routledge 1994).
  • Segal, Erich, The Death of Comedy (Cambridge: Harvard 2001) [pb. 2003]
  • Segal, Charles P., Euripides and the Poetics of Sorrow: Art, Gender and Commemoration in Alcestis, Hippolytus, and Hecuba (Durham/London 1993).
  • Segal, Charles P., Sophocles' Tragic World (Cambridge: Harvard 1995).
  • Segal, Charles P., Oedipus Tyrannus: Tragic Heroism and the Limits of Knowledge 2nd ed. (Oxford 2000).
  • Segal, Erich, Roman Laughter: The Comedy of Plautus (Cambridge: Harvard UP 1968).
  • Segal, Erich (ed.), Readings in Menander, Plautus and Terence (2001).
  • Segal, Erich, The Death of Comedy (Cambridge: Harvard 2001).
  • Silk, M. S., Aristophanes and the Definition of Comedy (2000).
  • Sommerstein, Alan H., Greek Drama and Dramatists (New York: Routledge, 2002).
  • Sourvinou-Inwood, Christiane, Tragedy and Athenian Religion (Latham MD: Lexington Books 2003).
  • Slater, William, Roman Theater and Society (1999).
  • Spineto, Natale, Dionysos a Teatro. Il contesto festivo del dramma greco (Roma: Bretschneider 2005) {Storia delle Religioni, 16].
  • Storey, Ian C. and Arlene Allan, A Guide to Ancient Greek Drama (Malden Ma.: Blackwell 2005).
  • Taplin, Oliver, The Stagecraft of Aeschylus (Oxford 1977).
  • Taplin, Oliver, Greek Tragedy in Action (New York Routledge 2003).
  • Vickers, Brian, Towards Greek Tragedy (London 1973).
  • Walton, J. Michael, Greek Sense of Theater: Tragedy Reviewed (New York: Routledge 1996).
  • Webster, T. B. L., The Tragedies of Euripides (1968).
  • Wiles, David, Greek Theatre Performance (Cambridge: CUP 2000).
  • Wise, Jennifer, Dionysus Writes. The Invention of Theatre in Ancient Greece (2000).
  • Wilson, Peter (editor), The Greek Theater and Festivals: Documentary Studies (New York: Oxford 2007).
  • Wright, Matthew, Euripides' Escape-Tragedies. A study of Helen, Andromeda, and Iphigenia among the Taurians (Oxford: OUP 2005).
  • Zimmermann, Bernhard, Greek Tragedy: An Introduction (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins).
  • Zuntz, G., The Political Plays of Euripides (1963).

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