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The Play of Space:
Spatial Transformation in Greek Tragedy
Rush Rehm

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

LIST OF FIGURES vii
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ix
A NOTE TO THE READER xi
INTRODUCTION 1
CHAPTER ONE: The Theater and Athenian Spatial Practice 35
The Theater of Dionysus 37
The Sanctuary of Dionysus Eleuthereus 41
The City Dionysia: Procession, Sacrifice, and the Secular 44
Inside Out, Outside In: Land, Livelihood, and Living Space in the Polis 54
CHAPTER TWO: Space for Returns 76
The Oresteia: Homecoming and Its Returns 77
Heracles and Home 100
CHAPTER THREE: Eremetic Space 114
Antigone: Desolation Takes the Stage 115
Ajax: Alone in Space, In and Out of Time 123
Philoctetes: The Island eremia 138
Prometheus Bound: The Ends of the Earth 156
CHAPTER FOUR: Space and the Body 168
Hecuba: The Body as Measure 175
Euripides' Electra: The Intimate Body 187
The Bacchae: The Theatrical Body 200
CHAPTER FIVE: Space, Time, and Memory: Sophocles' Oedipus Tyrannus 215
CHAPTER SIX: Space and the Other 236
Persians 239
The Other Medea: Woman, Barbarian, Exile, Athenian 251
CONCLUSION 270
APPENDIX: Theories of Space 273
NOTES 297
BIBLIOGRAPHY 405
INDEX 435

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