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By Stavros Frangoulidis,Stephen J. Harrison,Gesine Manuwald

Roman performs were good studied separately (even together with fragmentary or spurious ones extra recently). even though, they've got no longer continuously been positioned into their ‘context’, although performs (just like goods in different literary genres) reap the benefits of being noticeable in context. This edited assortment goals to handle this factor: it contains 33 contributions through a world workforce of students, discussing unmarried performs or Roman dramatic genres (including comedy, tragedy and praetexta, from either the Republican and imperial classes) in contexts reminiscent of the literary culture, the connection to works in different literary genres, the old and social scenario, the highbrow heritage or the later reception. total, they give a wealthy landscape of the function of Roman drama or person performs in Roman society and literary background. The insights received thereby might be of relevance to everybody attracted to Roman drama or literature extra in most cases, comparative literature or drama and theatre stories. This contextual process has the opportunity of altering the way Roman drama is considered.

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