Actors and Audience: Study of Asides and Related Conventions in Greek Drama (Paperback)

by David Bain

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The aside is a familiar device in European drama, but surprisingly little has been written about it in connection with the drama in which it originated and developed. In this book it is suggested that it originated in Greek tragedy. Asides and some related phenomena in tragedy are collected to demonstrate the validity of this argument.

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