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Performing epic or telling tales

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Performing Epic or Telling Tales takes the new millennium as a starting point for an exploration of the turn to narrative in twenty-first-century theatre, which is often also a turn to Graeco-Roman epic. However, the dominant focus of Performing Epic is less on ‘what’ the recent epic turn in the theatre consists of than ‘why’ it seems to be so prevalent. The authors explain this turn with reference not only to the translation and scholarly histories of the epics but also to earlier performanc...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Sub department:
Classical Languages & Lit
Oxford college:
St Hilda's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4500-0560
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Place of publication:
Oxford
Publication date:
2022-02-20
DOI:
EISBN:
9780192585783
Source identifiers:
1027015
ISBN:
9780198846581
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:1027015
UUID:
uuid:2a4cd59e-44ca-4377-a688-d7ccf4de3837
Local pid:
pubs:1027015
Deposit date:
2019-07-04

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