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Oxford readings in Menander, Plautus, and Terence

Author: Erich Segal
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] : Oxford Univ. Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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This volume of essays examines the origins of modern comedy. It looks at the quiet domestic dramas of Menander; the farces of Plautus; and the comedies of Terence. The introduction sets all the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: études diverses
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Named Person: Menander; Plautus; Terentius Afer; Térence - comédie; Menander, Comicus.; Titus Maccius Plautus; Publius Terentius Afer; Ménandre - comédie; Plaute - comédie; Menander; Titus M Plautus; Terenz
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Erich Segal
ISBN: 0198721927 9780198721925 0198721935 9780198721932
OCLC Number: 248042166
Description: XXVII, 280 S.
Contents: Introduction ; I. GREEK ANTECEDENTS ; 1. Euripidean Comedy ; II. MENANDER ; 2. The Conventions of the Comic Stage and Their Exploitation By Menander ; 3. Marriage and Prostitution in Classical New Comedy ; 4. Love and Marriage in Greek New Comedy ; 5. Tragic Space and Comic Timing in Menander's Dyskolos ; III. PLAUTUS ; 6. Plautus and the Public Stage ; 7. Traditions of Theatrical Improvisation in Plautus: Some Considerations ; 8. Plautus' Mastery of Comic Language ; 9. The Menaechmi: Roman Comedy of Errors ; 10. Crucially Funny, or Tranio on the Couch: The Servus Callidus and Jokes About Torture ; 11. Aulularia: City-State and Individual ; 12. The Art of Deceit: Pseudolus and the Nature of Reading ; 13. The Theatre of Plautus: Playing to the Audience ; 14. The Theatrical Significance of Duplication in Plautus' Amphitruo ; 15. Amphitruo, Bacchae, and Metatheatre ; IV. TERENCE ; 16. The Originality of Terence and His Greek Models ; 17. The Dramatic Balance of Terence's Andria ; 18. Terence's Hecyra: A Delicate Balance of Suspense and Dramatic Irony ; 19. Problems of Adaptation in the Eunuchus of Terence ; 20. The Intrigue of Terence's Self-Tormentor ; 21. Phormio parasitus: A Study in Dramatic Methods of Characterization
Responsibility: ed. by Erich Segal.
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... a welcome addition to the study of "New Comedy" ... a very useful book ... the collection should help to dispel the myth that these comedies all tell 'the same basic story'. The Journal of Read more...

 
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