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Product Description: Translating Classical Plays is a selection of edited papers by J. Michael Walton published and delivered between 1997 and 2014. Of the four sections, each with a new introduction, the first two cover the history of translating classical drama into English and specific issues relating to translation for stage performance...read more

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9781138124325 | Routledge, April 26, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Translating Classical Plays is a selection of edited papers by J.

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Product Description: In this updated and extended edition of The Greek Sense of Theatre, scholar and practitioner J.Michael Walton revises and expands his visual approach to the theatre of classical Athens. From the tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides to the old and new comedies of Aristophanes and Menander, he argues that while Greek drama is seen now as a performance-based rather than a strictly literary medium, more attention should still be paid to the nature of stage image and masked acting as part of this conception...read more

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9781138857315 | 3 edition (Routledge, June 3, 2015), cover price $140.00 | About this edition: In this updated and extended edition of The Greek Sense of Theatre, scholar and practitioner J.

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9781138857339 | 3 edition (Routledge, May 27, 2015), cover price $52.95 | About this edition: In this updated and extended edition of The Greek Sense of Theatre, scholar and practitioner J.

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Product Description: In this accessible and beautifully written study of Euripides, the first study of all the plays of Euripides for thirty years, J. Michael Walton provides a wide-ranging appreciation of the playwright’s entire canon. Euripides Our Contemporary treats these ancient dramas as vital engagements with issues of a moral, social, psychological, and political nature, as significant today as when the works were first performed...read more

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9780520261792 | Univ of California Pr, October 26, 2009, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: In this accessible and beautifully written study of Euripides, the first study of all the plays of Euripides for thirty years, J.
9781408112045 | Gardners Books, April 30, 2009, cover price $51.65 | About this edition: 'In this masterful reevaluation of Euripides, Michael Walton recasts the playwright in light of his resonance for today's translators and directors.

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9780520261822 | Univ of California Pr, October 26, 2009, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: In this accessible and beautifully written study of Euripides, the first study of all the plays of Euripides for thirty years, J.

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Product Description: In considering the practice and theory of translating Classical Greek plays into English from a theatrical perspective, Found in Translation, first published in 2006, also addresses the wider issues of transferring any piece of theatre from a source into a target language...read more

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9780521861106 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, July 31, 2006), cover price $99.99

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9780521102896 | Reissue edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, March 12, 2009), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: In considering the practice and theory of translating Classical Greek plays into English from a theatrical perspective, Found in Translation, first published in 2006, also addresses the wider issues of transferring any piece of theatre from a source into a target language.

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Product Description: This series of essays by prominent academics and practitioners investigates in detail the history of performance in the classical Greek and Roman world. Beginning with the earliest examples of 'dramatic' presentation in the epic cycles and reaching through to the latter days of the Roman Empire and beyond, this 2007 Companion covers many aspects of these broad presentational societies...read more
By Marianne McDonald (editor) and J. Michael Walton (editor)

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9780521834568 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 30, 2007), cover price $120.00 | About this edition: This series of essays by prominent academics and practitioners investigates in detail the history of performance in the classical Greek and Roman world.

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9780521542340 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 30, 2007), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: This series of essays by prominent academics and practitioners investigates in detail the history of performance in the classical Greek and Roman world.

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Product Description: Drama Classics edition
By Marianne MacDonald (trans) and J. Michael Walton (trans)

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9781854597496 | Nick Hern Books, July 15, 2004, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Drama Classics edition

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Product Description: Four essential classic plays with an introduction by the editorThe comedies of Plautus and Terence are all that survive to us of a great age of Roman comedy theatre. Collected here are four important plays that offer a unique insight into everyday life in ancient Rome, whilst maintaining a pivotal influence over the theatre of the present day...read more
By Titus MacCius Plautus (editor), Terence and J. Michael Walton (introduced by)

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9780413772961 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, September 1, 2003, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Four essential classic plays with an introduction by the editorThe comedies of Plautus and Terence are all that survive to us of a great age of Roman comedy theatre.

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Product Description: A student edition of this challenging and popular tragedy with notes and commentary. The most controversial of the Greek tragedians, Euripedes is alsothe most modern in his sympathies, a dramatist who handles the complexemotions of his characters with extraordinary depth and insight...read more

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9780413770301 | Student edition (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, September 1, 2002), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A student edition of this challenging and popular tragedy with notes and commentary.

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Product Description: Six wide ranging classic plays with introduction by the editorThe comedies of the Athenian theatre not only lie at the root of Western drama, they also offer a unique insight into everyday life in ancient Greece. This selection of six wide ranging plays includes the comic fantasies of Aristophanes, which combine the ridiculous with serious satirical comment (Birds, Frogs, Women in Power); Menander's The Woman from Samos, a recognisable forebear of today's situation comedy; Euripides ribald satyr play, Cyclops, the only surviving example of the genre, and his Alkestis, a complex romance which gave a new face to comedy...read more
By Euripides (editor), Kenneth McLeish (trans) and J. Michael Walton (trans)

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9780413771308 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, September 1, 2002, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Six wide ranging classic plays with introduction by the editorThe comedies of the Athenian theatre not only lie at the root of Western drama, they also offer a unique insight into everyday life in ancient Greece.

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Product Description: New essays on ancient Greek classics from Ireland's greatest living dramatists and academicsThat so many Irish playwrights should return to the Greek classics can not really be a surprise. Drama in Ireland is still a means of exploring the issues of family and state; of gender, class and race; of the oppressors and the oppressed...read more
By Marianne McDonald (editor) and J. Michael Walton (editor)

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9780413771421 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, September 1, 2002, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: New essays on ancient Greek classics from Ireland's greatest living dramatists and academicsThat so many Irish playwrights should return to the Greek classics can not really be a surprise.

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Product Description: Always controversial, Euripides' plays are now celebrated for the subtlety of their characterisation and their unorthodox dramatic style. This volume contains three of his finest tragedies: Medea, the abandoned wife, who murders her own children; The Phoenician Women, a further twist in the story of Oedipus and Jocasta; and Bacchae, a macabre and complex play, about the power and irrationality of Dionysos...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Euripides, David Thompson (trans) and J. Michael Walton (editor)

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9780413752802 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, November 1, 2000, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Always controversial, Euripides' plays are now celebrated for the subtlety of their characterisation and their unorthodox dramatic style.

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Product Description: Published in the new Methuen Classical Dramatists seriesA dramatist whose trademark was the unexpected, Euripides has constantly challenged and intrigued audiences, from Athens of the fifth century BC to the present. The three plays in this volume demonstrate Euripides' versatility...read more

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9780413716507 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, November 1, 1997, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Published in the new Methuen Classical Dramatists seriesA dramatist whose trademark was the unexpected, Euripides has constantly challenged and intrigued audiences, from Athens of the fifth century BC to the present.

First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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9783718658510, titled "A Greek Sense of Theatre: Tragedy Reviewed" | Routledge, July 1, 1996, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: First Published in 1996.
9780416367102 | Routledge Kegan & Paul, January 1, 1985, cover price $19.95 | also contains Epitaph: A Novel of the O.k. Corral | About this edition: First published in 1997.

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9783718658527 | Routledge, September 1, 1996, cover price $51.95
9780416367201 | Routledge, February 1, 1985, cover price $15.95 | also contains Esther: Royal Beauty | About this edition: First published in 1997.

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Product Description: This fascinating introduction to the comedy of Menander is the work of two classical scholars, both of whom have worked extensively as theatre practitioners. This is the first book to consider the plays of Menander primarily as performance pieces and to uncover the dramatic technique of this widely admired comic writer, whose plays had all but disappeared until the 1950s...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780313272165 | Praeger Pub Text, March 1, 1996, cover price $64.00 | About this edition: This fascinating introduction to the comedy of Menander is the work of two classical scholars, both of whom have worked extensively as theatre practitioners.

Paperback:

9780275934200 | Praeger Pub Text, February 28, 1996, cover price $27.95

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Product Description: While there is clearly no dearth of material on Greek theatre, until now no systematic effort has been made to integrate the Classical tradition with our modern perceptions and adaptations of it. Professor Walton's unique guide to Greek drama takes on this task, bringing together a wealth of information on Athenian tragedy and comedy as performed and appreciated in its own time and as embodied on the modern stage...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780313245978 | Greenwood Pub Group, November 13, 1987, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: While there is clearly no dearth of material on Greek theatre, until now no systematic effort has been made to integrate the Classical tradition with our modern perceptions and adaptations of it.

Product Description: 'Craig on Theatre' presents the essence of Edward Gordon Craig's ideas. This volume is a companion to 'Artaud on Theatre', 'Brecht on Theatre' and 'Meyerhold on Theatre'.

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9780413495402 | Methuen, November 1, 1983, cover price $19.95 | also contains Risk, Protection, Provision and Policy | About this edition: 'Craig on Theatre' presents the essence of Edward Gordon Craig's ideas.

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Hardcover:

9780313220432 | Praeger Pub Text, September 1, 1980, cover price $84.00

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