Additional Resources for The Bacchae by Euripides

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Arnott, Peter. The Ancient Greek and Roman Theatre, Random House, 1971.

An accessible, basic introduction to the drama and stagecraft of the classical Greeks and Romans that includes theories about the origins of tragedy, suggestions about the evolution of the Greek performance space, a handful of illustrations, and a helpful bibliography.

Bieber, Margarete. The History of the Greek and Roman Theatre, Princeton University Press, 1961.

An in-depth, scholarly look at the evolution of the classical Greek and Roman theatres, including many photographs, illustrations, and conjectural drawings.

Foley, Helene P. "The Bacchae" in her Ritual Irony: Poetry and Sacrifice in Euripides, Cornell University Press, 1985.

In this essay, Helene suggests one of the things Euripides accomplished with The Bacchae was an investigation of the relationship between ritual and theatre and between the spirit of festival and the society that creates it.

Grube, G. M. A. "The Bacchants" in his The Drama of...

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