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Lost Theatre and Performance Traditions in Greece and Italy

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Cambridge Companion to Greek and Roman Theatre
EditorsMarianne McDonald, Michael Walton
PublisherCambridge University Press
Pages139 - 160
Number of pages22

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An account and comparative analysis of primarily non-literary performance genres of antiquity such as festive mockeries, mythological burlesques, satires, farces, mime and pantomime. Examines, as well, some of the relationships amongst and shared mutual influences that characterised these in Greco-Roman culture.

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