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The Playing Space

in The Theatricality of Greek Tragedy: Playing Space and Chorus

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226477572
eISBN:
9780226477565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226477565.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the playing space of Greek tragedy in the fifth century bce in Athens, and presents evidence that the tragic scripts from this period were composed for performance in the open ... More


Every child matters in public open spaces

Helen Woolley

in Securing respect: Behavioural expectations and anti-social behaviour in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420947
eISBN:
9781447303336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420947.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

In 2003 the British government declared Every Child Matters. This assertion stated that children should be healthy, safe and happy, and they should make a positive contribution and be allowed to ... More


The Theatricality of Greek Tragedy: Playing Space and Chorus

Graham Ley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226477572
eISBN:
9780226477565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226477565.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Ancient Greek tragedy has been an inspiration to Western culture, but the way it was first performed has long remained in question. This book provides a discussion of key issues relating to the use ... More


Picture Games in Story Frames and the Play Spaces of Autography

Michael A. Chaney

in Reading Lessons in Seeing: Mirrors, Masks, and Mazes in the Autobiographical Graphic Novel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496810250
eISBN:
9781496810298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810250.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores puzzles and other ludic devices in Epileptic, Cancer Vixen, and Fun Home, asking what is produced when autobiographical graphic novels stop showing and telling and start ... More


Video Game Spaces: Image, Play, and Structure in 3D Worlds

Michael Nitsche

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262141017
eISBN:
9780262255110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262141017.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

The move to 3D graphics represents a dramatic artistic and technical development in the history of video games that suggests an overall transformation of games as media. The experience of space has ... More


Understanding Oneself, Each Other, and the World

Sinem Siyahhan and Elisabeth Gee

in Families at Play: Connecting and Learning through Video Games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037464
eISBN:
9780262344579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037464.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

What is it about “play” that makes it a powerful context for developing a family identity and fostering social ties? In this chapter, we discuss how play supports families in expressing their ... More


The Art of Re-enchantment

Nick Wilson

in The Art of Re-enchantment: Making Early Music in the Modern Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199939930
eISBN:
9780199369775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939930.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, History, Western

Theconcluding chapter draws the many strands of theresearch together around ‘the art of re-enchantment’. Early Music is explained as a processof re-enchanting classical music, and in so doing ... More


Conclusion

in The Theatricality of Greek Tragedy: Playing Space and Chorus

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226477572
eISBN:
9780226477565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226477565.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the earliest surviving tragedies by Aeschylus, we find two actors playing roles to a choros but not predominantly deployed for dialogue between characters. In these plays, the choros receives the ... More


Artful Play

Mary Carruthers

in The Experience of Beauty in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199590322
eISBN:
9780191804540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199590322.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the meaning of ‘medieval aesthetics’. It then analyses Homo ludens, medieval historian Johan Huizinga's influential theoretical work on the nature of play ... More


Urban Design

Oliver Gruebner and Layla McCay

in Urban Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190915858
eISBN:
9780190915889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915858.003.0027
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The features of the urban built environment influence the daily activities and health behaviors of people living in cities. Thus, it is possible to design cities in ways that can reduce poor health ... More


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