Sunday, April 06, 2008

Dugan, Timothy. "Review of Simon Goldhill's HOW TO STAGE A GREEK TRAGEDY TODAY." BRYN MAWR CLASSICAL REVIEW 34 (March 2008)

Goldhill, Simon. How to Stage Greek Tragedy Today. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2007. It isn't often that we see the idiom "How to" prefacing the title of an academic study. In that sense, Simon Goldhill's no-nonsense How to Stage Greek Tragedy Today, is singular, but in more important ways such as organization and utility, Goldhill's book is equally impressive. In his introduction Goldhill identifies six production values that confront "any company that chooses to produce a Greek tragedy" (3). These issues are the organizing principle and chapter headings of the book. . . . Read the rest here:

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