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1 Pickard-Cambridge, Sir Arthur W. DITHYRAMB TRAGEDY AND COMEDY
Oxford University Press 1997 0198142277 / 9780198142270 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Dustjacket has minor shelfwear and rubbing. Minor bump to top corner. ; Sandpiper reprint of 1927 edition. ; Oxford University Press Academic Monograph Reprints; 346 pages; One of the major scholars of the 1920s and 30s concerned with the origins of Greek drama, Sir Arthur Pickard-Cambridge focused in particular on the evidence derived from archaeological finds and papyri. He describes this history of the earliest stages of Greek drama as "a dispassionate attempt to ascertain historical truth or probability by methods as logical as the subject permits. "The study begins by bringing together what was known of the dithyramb, and argues against Aristotle's statement that tragedy originated from the leaders of the dithyramb, and against the theory put forward by Sir William Ridgeway that it originated in performances at the tombs of dead heroes. 
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2 Pickard-Cambridge, Sir Arthur W. & (Revised by T. B. L. Webster) DITHYRAMB TRAGEDY AND COMEDY
Oxford At the Clarendon Press 1962 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Very minor shelfwear to book. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Faint tanning to pages. DJ has a few small tears and chipping. DJ spine a bit browned. ; Oxford University Press Academic Monograph Reprints; 346 pages; One of the major scholars of the 1920s and 30s concerned with the origins of Greek drama, Sir Arthur Pickard-Cambridge focused in particular on the evidence derived from archaeological finds and papyri. He describes this history of the earliest stages of Greek drama as "a dispassionate attempt to ascertain historical truth or probability by methods as logical as the subject permits. "The study begins by bringing together what was known of the dithyramb, and argues against Aristotle's statement that tragedy originated from the leaders of the dithyramb, and against the theory put forward by Sir William Ridgeway that it originated in performances at the tombs of dead heroes. 
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3 Pickard-Cambridge, Sir Arthur W. DITHYRAMB TRAGEDY AND COMEDY
Oxford Clarendon Press 1927 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Upper corners a bit bumped. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Small Corrections done in ink to a few pages. DJ is tattered and has been crudely repaired with tape. Some tears and chipping to DJ. DJ is price-clipped. ; Original 1927 Edition ; 346 pages; One of the major scholars of the 1920s and 30s concerned with the origins of Greek drama, Sir Arthur Pickard-Cambridge focused in particular on the evidence derived from archaeological finds and papyri. He describes this history of the earliest stages of Greek drama as "a dispassionate attempt to ascertain historical truth or probability by methods as logical as the subject permits. "The study begins by bringing together what was known of the dithyramb, and argues against Aristotle's statement that tragedy originated from the leaders of the dithyramb, and against the theory put forward by Sir William Ridgeway that it originated in performances at the tombs of dead heroes. 
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