Ancient Comedy and Reception

Ancient Comedy and Reception

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This collection provides an overview of the reception history of a major literary genre from Greco-Roman antiquity to the present day. Looking first at Athenian comic poets and comedy in the Roman Empire, the volume goes on to discuss Greco-Roman comedya€™s reception throughout the ages. It concludes with a look at the modern era, taking into account literary translations and stage productions as well as modern media such as radio and film.Essays in Honor of Jeffrey Henderson S. Douglas Olson. Martin M. ... Nevertheless, in the first of his booka#39;s five sections, entitled 1 Gerald Mast, The Comic Mind: Comedy and the Movies2 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1979), p. 3.

Title:Ancient Comedy and Reception
Author:S. Douglas Olson
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2014-01-01


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