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The nature of Roman comedy, a study in popular entertainment.

Author: George E Duckworth
Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1952.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Duckworth, George Eckel, 1903-
Nature of Roman comedy.
Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1952
(OCoLC)741711125
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George E Duckworth
OCLC Number: 310257
Description: xiii, 501 pages illustrations 25 cm
Contents: Preface --
Early Italian Popular Comedy --
Greek Comedy --
The Golden Age of Drama at Rome --
Presentation and Staging --
Stage Conventions and Techniques --
Theme and Treatment --
Methods of Composition --
Foreshadowing and Suspense --
Characters and Characterization --
Thought and Moral Tone --
The Comic Spirit in Character and Situation --
Language and Style --
Meter and Song --
The Originality of Roman Comedy: A Recapitulation --
The Influence of Plautus and Terence upon English Comedy.

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