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Review of "Dramatic Action in Greek Tragedy and Noh: Reading with and beyond Aristotle" by Mae J. Smethurst
Asian Theatre Journal
  • Judy Halebsky, Department of Literature and Languages, Dominican University of California
Document Type
Book Review
Publication Date
10-1-2014
Disciplines
Department
Literature and Languages
Abstract

Mae J. Smethurst’s scholarship offers an illuminating examination of aspects of Japanese through Aristotle’s Poetics. Smethurst focuses on genzai or realistic alongside tragedies by Sophocles and Euripides that Aristotle favored. Published by Lexington Books, this text is part of the series Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches curated in partnership with Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies.

Publisher Statement
Originally published as Halebsky, J. (2014). Dramatic Action in Greek Tragedy and Noh: Reading with and Beyond Aristotle by Mae J. Smethurst (review). Asian Theatre Journal, 31(2), 622-625.
Citation Information
Judy Halebsky. "Review of "Dramatic Action in Greek Tragedy and Noh: Reading with and beyond Aristotle" by Mae J. Smethurst" Asian Theatre Journal Vol. 31 Iss. 2 (2014) p. 622 - 625 ISSN: 0742-545
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/judy-halebsky/41/