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Dithyramb in context, edited by Barbara Kowalzig and Peter Wilson

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Dithyramb in context
Title
Dithyramb in context
Statement of responsibility
edited by Barbara Kowalzig and Peter Wilson
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
The dithyramb, a choral song associated mostly with the god Dionysos, is the longest-surviving form of collective performance in Greek culture, lasting in its shifting shapes from the seventh century BC into late antiquity. Yet it has always stood in the shadow of its more glamorous relations - tragedy, comedy, and the satyr-play. This volume, with contributions from international experts in the field, is the first to look at dithyramb in its entirety, understanding it as an important social and cultural phenomenon of Greek antiquity. Dithyramb in Context explores the idea that the dithyramb is much more than a complex poetic form: the history of the dithyramb is a history of changing performance cultures which form part of a continuous social process. How the dithyramb functions as a marker, as well as a carrier, of social change throughout Greek antiquity is expressed in themes as various as performance and ritual, poetics and intertextuality, music and dance, and history and politics. Drawing together literary critics, historians of religion, archaeologists, epigraphers, and historians, this volume applies a wide historical and geographical framework, scrutinizing the poetry and, for the first time, giving due weight to the evidence of epigraphy and the visual arts
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Cataloging source
NLE
Dewey number
884.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PA3118.D58
LC item number
D58 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Dithyramb in context, edited by Barbara Kowalzig and Peter Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 424-464) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Demeter and Dionysos in the sixth-century Argolid : Lasos of Hermione, the cult of Demeter Chthonia, and the origins of Dithyramb
  • Lucia Prauscello
  • Dithyramb and Greek tragedy
  • Luigi Battezzato
  • II. Defining an elusive performance form : 'The
  • name of the Dithyramb' : diachronic and diatopic variations
  • Giambattista D'Alessio
  • Athens and the empire : the contextual flexibility of Dithyramb, and its imperialist ramifications
  • David Fearn
  • Circular choruses and the Dithyramb in the classical and Hellenistic period : a problem of definition
  • Introduction : the world of Dithyramb
  • Paola Ceccarelli
  • The
  • semantics of processional Dithyramb : Pindar's Second Dithyramb and archaic Athenian vase-painting
  • Guy Hedreen
  • Music and movement in the Dithyramb
  • Armand D'Angour
  • III. New music :
  • 'Songbenders of circular choruses' : Dithyramb and the 'demise of music'
  • John Curtis Franklin
  • Kyklops Kitharoidos : Dithyramb and Nomos in play
  • Barbara Kowalzig,
  • Timothy Power
  • Satyr-play, Dithyramb, and the geopolitics of Dionysian style in fifth-century Athens
  • Mark Griffith
  • Performance and the drinking vessel : looking for an imagery of Dithyramb in the time of the 'new music'
  • Alexander Heinemann
  • IV. Towards a poetics of Dithyramb : The
  • poetics of Dithyramb
  • Andrew Ford
  • The
  • Dithyramb, a Dionysiac poetic form : genre rules and cultic contexts
  • Peter Wilson
  • Claude Calame
  • Dithyramb in Greek thought : the problem of choral mimesis
  • Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi
  • 'One who is fought over by all the tribes' : the Dithyrambic poet and the city of Athens
  • Giorgio IeranĂ²
  • V. Dithyramb in the Roman Empire :
  • Choruses and tripods : the politics of the Choregia in Roman Athens
  • Julia L. Shear
  • Dithyrambos, Thriambos, Triumphus : Dionysiac discourse at Rome
  • Ian Rutherford
  • I. Social and religious contexts :
  • Dancing dolphins on the wine-dark sea : Dithyramb and social change in the archaic Mediterranean
  • Barbara Kowalzig
  • Becoming like Dionysos : Dithyramb and Dionysian intitiation
  • Salvatore Lavecchia
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 488 pages
Isbn
9780199574681
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn863067647
Label
Dithyramb in context, edited by Barbara Kowalzig and Peter Wilson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 424-464) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Demeter and Dionysos in the sixth-century Argolid : Lasos of Hermione, the cult of Demeter Chthonia, and the origins of Dithyramb
  • Lucia Prauscello
  • Dithyramb and Greek tragedy
  • Luigi Battezzato
  • II. Defining an elusive performance form : 'The
  • name of the Dithyramb' : diachronic and diatopic variations
  • Giambattista D'Alessio
  • Athens and the empire : the contextual flexibility of Dithyramb, and its imperialist ramifications
  • David Fearn
  • Circular choruses and the Dithyramb in the classical and Hellenistic period : a problem of definition
  • Introduction : the world of Dithyramb
  • Paola Ceccarelli
  • The
  • semantics of processional Dithyramb : Pindar's Second Dithyramb and archaic Athenian vase-painting
  • Guy Hedreen
  • Music and movement in the Dithyramb
  • Armand D'Angour
  • III. New music :
  • 'Songbenders of circular choruses' : Dithyramb and the 'demise of music'
  • John Curtis Franklin
  • Kyklops Kitharoidos : Dithyramb and Nomos in play
  • Barbara Kowalzig,
  • Timothy Power
  • Satyr-play, Dithyramb, and the geopolitics of Dionysian style in fifth-century Athens
  • Mark Griffith
  • Performance and the drinking vessel : looking for an imagery of Dithyramb in the time of the 'new music'
  • Alexander Heinemann
  • IV. Towards a poetics of Dithyramb : The
  • poetics of Dithyramb
  • Andrew Ford
  • The
  • Dithyramb, a Dionysiac poetic form : genre rules and cultic contexts
  • Peter Wilson
  • Claude Calame
  • Dithyramb in Greek thought : the problem of choral mimesis
  • Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi
  • 'One who is fought over by all the tribes' : the Dithyrambic poet and the city of Athens
  • Giorgio IeranĂ²
  • V. Dithyramb in the Roman Empire :
  • Choruses and tripods : the politics of the Choregia in Roman Athens
  • Julia L. Shear
  • Dithyrambos, Thriambos, Triumphus : Dionysiac discourse at Rome
  • Ian Rutherford
  • I. Social and religious contexts :
  • Dancing dolphins on the wine-dark sea : Dithyramb and social change in the archaic Mediterranean
  • Barbara Kowalzig
  • Becoming like Dionysos : Dithyramb and Dionysian intitiation
  • Salvatore Lavecchia
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 488 pages
Isbn
9780199574681
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn863067647

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