Document Type

Book Review

Journal or Conference Title

Asian Theatre Journal

ISSN

0742-545

Volume

31

Issue

2

First Page

622

Last Page

625

Publication Date

Fall 2014

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.

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