New PDF release: Athenian Comedy in the Roman Empire

By C.W. Marshall,Tom Hawkins,C. W. Marshall

Athenian comedy is firmly entrenched within the classical canon, yet imperial authors debated, dissected and redirected comedian texts, plots and language of Aristophanes, Menander, and their competitors in ways in which replicate the non-Athenocentric, pan-Mediterranean functionality tradition of the imperial period. even though the reception of tragedy past its personal modern period has been studied, the legacy of Athenian comedy within the Roman international is much less good understood.

This quantity deals the 1st expansive remedy of the reception of Athenian comedy within the Roman Empire. those engaged and fascinating experiences study the lasting impression of classical Athenian comedian drama. Demonstrating numerous methodologies and scholarly views, resources mentioned contain papyri, mosaics, degree heritage, epigraphy and a large variety of literature corresponding to dramatic works in Latin and Greek, together with verse satire, essays, and epistolary fiction.

Show description

Read Online or Download Athenian Comedy in the Roman Empire PDF

Best literary medieval criticism books

Get Women and Economic Activities in Late Medieval Ghent (The PDF

Opposite to the common view that girls exercised financial autonomy in simple terms in widowhood, Hutton argues that marital prestige used to be now not the manager determinant of women's monetary actions within the mid-fourteenth century and that girls controlled their very own wealth to a miles larger quantity than formerly famous.

The Author's Voice in Classical and Late Antiquity by Anna Marmodoro,Jonathan Hill PDF

What importance does the voice or projected personality within which a textual content is written have for our knowing of the which means of that textual content? This quantity explores the personality of the writer in antiquity, from Homer to overdue antiquity, bearing in mind either Latin and Greek authors from a number of disciplines.

The Italian Novella (Garland Medieval Casebooks) by Gloria Allaire PDF

First released in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Download e-book for kindle: Plautine Trends: Studies in Plautine Comedy and its by Ioannis N. Perysinakis,Evangelos Karakasis

Plautine tendencies: reports in Plautine Comedy and its Reception, a collective quantity released as a Festschrift in honour of Prof. D. Raios (University of Ioannina), goals to give a contribution to the present, extreme dialogue on Plautine drama and interact with many of the subject matters which lie on the vanguard of contemporary scholarship on ‘literary Plautus’.

Extra resources for Athenian Comedy in the Roman Empire

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Athenian Comedy in the Roman Empire by C.W. Marshall,Tom Hawkins,C. W. Marshall


by Anthony
4.0

Rated 4.87 of 5 – based on 35 votes