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Ismene Lada-Richards
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Home Browse Books Book details, Initiating Dionysus: Ritual and Theatre i. .This book offers a fresh and challenging multi-disciplinary interpretation of Aristophanes' Frogs.

Home Browse Books Book details, Initiating Dionysus: Ritual and Theatre i.Initiating Dionysus: Ritual and Theatre in Aristophanes' Frogs. By Ismene Lada-Richards. Drawing on a wide range of literary and anthropological approaches, it seeks to explore how membership in Greek fifth-century society would have shaped one's understanding of the play, and, more specifically, of Dionysus as a dramatic figure. This book originated in my Ph.

Ismene Lada-RIchards. King's College London.

Initiating Dionysus represents some of the most important scholarship on the Frogs' The Classical Outlook, Vo. 8, N. has now brought the Frogs out fully from the shadow of its tragic cousin. Mark W. Padilla, Bucknell University. provides a powerful and long overdue appreciation of the complexity, sophistication, and importance of Aristophanes Frogs.

Initiating Dionysus book. 0198149816 (ISBN13: 9780198149811).

Submit a book or article. Upload a bibliography. Andre Lardinois & I. Lada-Richards. Personal pages we track. Journal of Hellenic Studies 120:160-161 (2000). This book offers a challenging multi-disciplinary interpretation of Aristophanes' Frogs. Drawing on a wide range of literary and anthropological approaches, it deploys an impressive series of religious and cultural considerations which have never previously been used to illuminate this text. Rather than seeking to recover the 'authorial' meaning of the Frogs, Dr Lada-Richards attempts to reconstruct the wider spectrum of potential meanings that various segments of the play could have had in their own socio-cultural milieu.

My publications include Initiating Dionysus: Ritual and Theatre in Aristophanes' Frogs (OUP 1999), Silent Eloquence: Lucian and Pantomime Dancing (Duckworth 2007) and numerous articles on aspects of ancient drama and pantomime dancing.

After a first degree in the University of Athens, I did my PhD in Cambridge under the supervision of Richard Hunter. My publications include Initiating Dionysus: Ritual and Theatre in Aristophanes' Frogs (OUP 1999), Silent Eloquence: Lucian and Pantomime Dancing (Duckworth 2007) and numerous articles on aspects of ancient drama and pantomime dancing. I would be delighted to supervise students working on any of the following

ritual and theatre in Aristophanes' Frogs.

ritual and theatre in Aristophanes' Frogs. Published 1999 by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York. Includes bibliographical references (p. -374) and indexes.

See: Bowie, Aristophanes, myth, ritual and comedy; Lada-Richards . Read: Lada-Richards (1999), Initiating Dionysus: Ritual and Theatre in Aristophanes’ Frogs.

See: Bowie, Aristophanes, myth, ritual and comedy; Lada-Richards, Imitating Dionysus. Rite of passage: symbolic death and rebirth (Frogs 117f). Motifs of seeing and knowing (belong to initiation rituals) – Dionysus sees the initiates at 313ff. Ends with Dionysus’ return to the living having witnessed the agon. Segal (1961), ‘The Character and Cults of Dionysus and the Unity of the Frogs’, Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, 65, 207-242.

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This book offers a fresh and challenging multi-disciplinary interpretation of Aristophanes' Frogs. Drawing on a wide range of literary and anthropological approaches, it seeks to explore how membership in Greek fifth-century society would have shaped one's understanding of the play, and, more specifically, of Dionysus as a dramatic figure.