Classical Studies
CLA 1-278-2012

Tragedy and catharsis

Web Resources for Tragedy and Catharsis

Theater of Dionysos
Theater of Dionysos, south slope of the Athenian acropolis

Writing and Citing Sources

OWL Purdue Online Writing Lab has help ranging from getting commas right and forming parallel phrases to dealing with writer's block and forming a thesis to evaluating and citing sources.

Diana Hacker and Barbara Fister, Research and Documentation Online, 5th edition, shows you how to cite sources in MLA, APA, Chicago, and the Sciences

Course Materials and study aids

Greek Tragedy (William Johnson)

Greek Theater and Society (Robin Mitchell-Boyask)

Greek Tragedy (Barbara McManus)

Greek Tragedy and the Culture of Fifth-Century Athens (John Porter)

Classical Drama and Theatre (Mark Damen)

Tragedy Syllabus (Daniel Sack)

Art, Architecture, and Material Evidence for Greek and Roman Theater

Information about, and images and plans of, the Theater of Dionysus in the Perseus Database

Dr. J's Illustrated South Slope of the Acropolis: The Theater of Dionysos

Ancient Theatre Archive: A Virtual Reality Tour of Greek and Roman Theatre Architecture (Whitman College)

Greek and Roman Mask timeline

Skenotheke: Images of the Ancient Stage has images of theaters, vase-paintings, statues, mosaics, frescoes, and other monuments. Highly recommended.

Roman Theaters, images of some Roman theaters (Lacus Curtius)

Connections Between Ancient Greek Theater and Religion (CTCWeb) weaves texts from Perseus with images and study questions to help students understand the religious dimension of Greek theater

Classical Drama Sites, a lot of cool links

Modern Performances of Ancient Greek Theater

Didaskalia: Ancient Theater Today

Stefan Hagel's ancient Greek music site.

Chris Vervain, Mask Theatre (from the point of view of a theater practitioner who explores the effect of masks in performance)

Angie Varakis, Research on the Ancient Mask, Didaskalia

Amy Cohen, Can You Hear Me Now? Implications of New Research in Greek Theatrical Masks (part of a special issue of Didaskalia 7.1 on masks)


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Professor John Gruber-Miller
CLA 1-364-2006
Masterpieces of Greek and Roman Theater

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