Roman Republican Theatre

Roman Republican Theatre

by Gesine Manuwald

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107696099
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/26/2015
Pages: 404
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

Gesine Manuwald is a Lecturer in Latin at University College London. Her research interests include Cicero's orations, Flavian epic and neo-Latin literature, on which she has published several books and many articles. Her main focus of research is Roman drama. She has written extensively on the subject, including several articles on Roman comedy, a book on fabulae praetextae, Roman Historical Dramas (2001) and, most recently, a reader on Roman drama (2010).

Table of Contents

Introduction: previous scholarship and the present approach; Part I. The Cultural and Institutional Background: 1. The evolution of Roman drama; 2. Production and reception; Part II. Dramatic Poetry: 3. Dramatic genres; 4. Dramatic poets; 5. Dramatic themes and techniques; Overview and conclusions: Republican drama.

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