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The City and the Stage
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The City and the Stage: Performance, Genre, and Gender in Plato's Laws

Marcus Folch

Abstract

Drawing on anthropology, speech act theory, and gender studies, the book offers an exploration of the dialogue between philosophy and poetic art, which will be of interest to anyone concerned with understanding ancient Greek performance and the emergence of philosophical discourse in fourth-century Athens.

Keywords: Plato, Laws, Republic, Greek poetry, philosophy, performance, genre, gender, aesthetics, speech act theory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780190266172
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190266172.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marcus Folch, author
Assistant Professor of Classics, Columbia University

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