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Aristophanic comedy

Author: K J Dover
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1972.
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Professor Dover's newest book is designed for those who are interested in the history of comedy as an art form but who are not necessarily familiar with the Greek language.The eleven surviving plays of Aristophanes are treated as representative of a genre. Old Attic Comedy, which was artistically and intellectually homogeneous and gave expression to the spirit of Athenian society in the late fifth and early fourth  Read more...
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Dover, K.J. (Kenneth James), 1920-2010.
Aristophanic comedy.
Berkeley, University of California Press, 1972
(OCoLC)569878265
Named Person: Aristophanes; Aristophanes.; Aristophane; Aristophanes.; Aristophanes.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: K J Dover
ISBN: 0520019768 9780520019768 0520022114 9780520022119
OCLC Number: 314063
Description: xiv, 253 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: [by] K.J. Dover.

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