||Introduction : the size of all that's missing -- Prologue : the unmixed prior -- Domesticating Dionysus -- The fining of Phrynicus : shaping memory and genre in Athens -- Broken shards and buried barbs : ostracism and weaponized comedy -- The serene face of Menander; or, "the dipper dipped" -- Unspeakable histories : terror, spectacle, and genocidal memory on the Roman stage -- Mapping Rome : becoming Togati -- Mapping Rome : shitting on Romans -- Mapping Rome : rules for borrowing memory -- Savage cuisine/The city of always -- Antiquity's last supper -- The damnatio of the gods : theater and resistance in the pagan holocaust -- Epilogue : the lacuna in the text.
||"This book traces the remains, the remembering, and the forgetting of performance traditions of classical theater. In ten wide-ranging case studies, theater history and performance theory are brought together to examine the texts, artifacts, and icons left behind"-- Provided by publisher.
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Issued in other form||Online version: Johnson, Odai, 1959- author. Ruins Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2018 9780472124398|
|Genre/form||Criticism, interpretation, etc.|
|ISBN||9780472131068 (hardcover : alk. paper)|