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Comedy

by N. J. Lowe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521706092

ISBN-13: 9780521706094

Pub. Date: 10/20/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Comedy is the classical world's most resilient and durable theatrical tradition. This volume offers a concise, accessible guide to the study of Greek and Roman comedy in light of current scholarship. It surveys the complex literary, theatrical, and cultural history of the classical genre from its beginnings to the death of Terence, with an overview of the work of

Overview

Comedy is the classical world's most resilient and durable theatrical tradition. This volume offers a concise, accessible guide to the study of Greek and Roman comedy in light of current scholarship. It surveys the complex literary, theatrical, and cultural history of the classical genre from its beginnings to the death of Terence, with an overview of the work of each author and introductions to all the surviving plays of Aristophanes, Menander, Plautus and Terence, alongside discussions of lost works and of theories of comedy ancient and modern, with concise guides to the extensive modern bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521706094
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/20/2008
Series:
New Surveys in the Classics Series, #37
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

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