Medea ΑΠΟ ΜΗΧΑΝΗΣ

@article{Cunningham1954Medea,
  title={Medea ΑΠΟ ΜΗΧΑΝΗΣ},
  author={Maurice P. Cunningham},
  journal={Classical Philology},
  year={1954},
  volume={49},
  pages={151 - 160}
}
SIGHT iS one of the principal means by which the significance of a drama is conveyed to the audience; but traditionally criticism and interpretation of Greek drama have paid little attention to the purely visual aspects of the plays. This neglect is understandable enough; we cannot actually see the plays as they were presented, and it might seem inevitable that discussion of their visual aspects must rest mostly upon conjecture, since there are only occasional references to staging in ancient… Expand
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