Oxford Readings in Menander, Plautus, and Terence  -     Edited By: Erich Segal
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Oxford Readings in Menander, Plautus, and Terence

Edited By: Erich Segal
Oxford University Press / 2002 / Hardcover

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 312
Vendor: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2002
Dimensions: 5.50 X 8.50 X 0.81 (inches)
ISBN: 0198721927
ISBN-13: 9780198721925

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This book documents the origins of modern comedy by examining the evolution of "New Comedy," the Greek genre of which the works of Menander are the only surviving example. It looks at the quiet domestic dramas of Menander, the farces of Plautus, and the comedies of Terence. An authoritative Introduction sets the papers, which are by leading experts in their field, in context and explores connections between them thus examining the legacy for modern comedies. All Latin and Greek is translated.

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