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Masters of ancient comedy

Masters of ancient comedy

selections from Aristophanes, Menander, Plautus, Terence

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Published by Minerva Press in [New York?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classical drama -- Translations into English.,
  • Latin drama (Comedy),
  • Greek drama (Comedy)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited and translated by Lionel Casson.
    ContributionsCasson, Lionel, 1914-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 424 p.
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14751487M

    It then moves on to the Roman world and to the reception of Greek comedy there in art and literature. Section II deals with the European reception of Greek and Roman comedy in the Medieval, Renaissance, and Early Modern periods, and with the European stage tradition of comic theater more generally. "This is a fine book, and it makes an important contribution to the understanding of Plautine comedy. It is also exceptionally well written."—David Konstan, author of Sexual Symmetry: Love in the Ancient Novel and Related Genres.

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