Oxford Readings in Aristophanes

Oxford Readings in Aristophanes

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by Erich Segal
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198721560

ISBN-13: 9780198721567

Pub. Date: 05/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Aristophanes is the only author of Greek Attic comedy whose work survives in any form beyond fragments. His eleven surviving comedies reflect the spirit of Athens in the golden age and its unique freedom of speech. This anthology brings together all the most important contributions to the study of Aristophanes; it addresses a range of subjects from the classic

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Aristophanes is the only author of Greek Attic comedy whose work survives in any form beyond fragments. His eleven surviving comedies reflect the spirit of Athens in the golden age and its unique freedom of speech. This anthology brings together all the most important contributions to the study of Aristophanes; it addresses a range of subjects from the classic question of Aristophanes' relationship to contemporary politics to more modern issues such as performance context, the interaction between fifth century comedy and tragedy, and gender

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ISBN-13:
9780198721567
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/28/1996
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.75(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations
Introduction
1The Physis of Comedy1
2Fifth-Century Tragedy and Comedy9
3Aristophanes and Politics29
4The Political Outlook of Aristophanes42
5The Demos and the Comic Competition65
6Aristophanes' Apprenticeship98
7Tragedy and Politics in Aristophanes' Acharnians117
8War and Peace in the Comedy of Aristophanes143
9Aristophanes' Cloud-Chorus162
10The Parodoi of the Aristophanic Comedies182
11Some Aspects of Aristophanes' Dramatic Art in the Birds194
12Comic Myth-Making and Aristophanes' Originality216
13The People of Aristophanes229
14Aristophanes and the Demon Poverty252
15The Assemblywomen: Women, Economy, and Politics282
16The Originality of Aristophanes' Last Plays314
Acknowledgements329
Glossary333

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