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Eight great comedies,

Author: Sylvan Barnet; Morton Berman; William Burto
Publisher: [New York] New American Library [1958]
Series: Mentor book, MD216.
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A collection of eight of the comic masterpieces of drama, with authors ranging from Aristophanes to Shaw; also included are several critical essays.
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Genre/Form: Comedy plays
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Comedies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvan Barnet; Morton Berman; William Burto
OCLC Number: 256639
Description: 469, [3] pages 18 cm.
Contents: The comic view: an introduction --
The comedies: The clouds / Aristophanes --
Mandragola / Niccolò Machiavelli --
Twelfth night / William Shakespeare --
The miser / Molière --
The beggar's opera / John Gay --
The importance of being Earnest / Oscar Wilde --
Uncle Vanya / Anton Chekhov --
Arms and the man / George Bernard Shaw. The essays: On the comic spirit / G.K. Chesterton --
Comedy / Bonamy Dobrée --
The comic rhythm / Susanne K. Langer --
The structure of comedy / by Northrop Frye.
Series Title: Mentor book, MD216.
Responsibility: edited by Sylvan Barnet, Morton Berman [and] William Burto.

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A collection of eight of the comic masterpieces of drama, with authors ranging from Aristophanes to Shaw; also included are several critical essays.

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