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Roman Tragedy
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Mario Erasmo draws on all the available evidence to trace the evolution of Roman tragedy from the earliest tragedians to the dramatist Seneca and to explore the role played by Roman culture in shaping the perception of theatricality on and off the stage.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
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  1. Contents
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. ix-xii
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  1. Introduction: Theatre to Theatricality
  2. pp. 1-8
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  1. One: Creating Tragedy
  2. pp. 9-9
  1. Livius Andronicus
  2. pp. 9-14
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  1. Naevius
  2. pp. 14-18
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  1. Ennius
  2. pp. 18-28
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  1. The Audience
  2. pp. 28-30
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  1. Two: Theatricalizing Tragedy
  2. pp. 31-33
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  1. Pacuvius
  2. pp. 34-42
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  1. Accius
  2. pp. 42-51
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  1. Three: Dramatizing History
  2. pp. 52-53
  1. Theatricality of History
  2. pp. 53-68
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  1. Staging History
  2. pp. 68-80
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  1. Four: Creating Metatragedy
  2. pp. 81-82
  1. Pompey's Theatre Opening
  2. pp. 83-91
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  1. Staging Brutus
  2. pp. 91-101
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  1. Thyestes on the Roman Stage
  2. pp. 101-117
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  1. Nero: Imperator Scaenicus
  2. pp. 117-121
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  1. Five: Metatragedy
  2. pp. 122-122
  1. Seneca's Actor-Audience
  2. pp. 122-137
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  1. From Tragedy to Metatragedy
  2. pp. 137-139
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  1. APPENDIX: Tragedies Listed by Dramatist
  2. pp. 141-152
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  1. NOTES
  2. pp. 153-192
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 193-205
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 207-211
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