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The plays and fragments

Author: Menander, of Athens.; M G Balme
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The greatest writer of Greek New Comedy and the founding father of European comedy, Menander (c.341-290 BC) wrote over one hundred plays, of which only one complete play and substantial fragments of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Drama
Translations
Comedies
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Named Person: Menander, of Athens; Menander, of Athens.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Menander, of Athens.; M G Balme
ISBN: 0192839837 9780192839831
OCLC Number: 49531166
Description: xxxiv, 312 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: The Plays and Fragments of Menander --
The Bad-Tempered Man (Dyskolos) 3 --
The Girl from Samos (Samia) 44 --
The Arbitration (Epitrepontes) 81 --
The Shield (Aspis) 116 --
The Girl with the Shaven Head (Perikeiromene) 140 --
The Man she Hated (Misoumenos) 163 --
The Man from Sikyon (Sikyonios) 181 --
Twice a Swindler (Dis Exapaton) 199 --
The Hero (Heros) 206 --
The Lyre-Player (Kitharistes) 213 --
The Farmer (Georgos) 219 --
The Apparition (Phasma) 226 --
The Flatterer (Kolax) 232 --
The Girl Possessed (Theophoroumene) 241 --
The Girl from Leukas (Leukadia) 246 --
The Girl from Perinthos (Perinthia) 249 --
The Man from Carthage (Karchedonios) 252 --
The Women drinking Hemlock (Koneiazomenai) 255 --
Title Unknown 257 --
A Selection of Fragments Quoted by Other Authors 263 --
Fragments of Doubtful Authorship 281.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Menander ; translated with notes by Maurice Balme ; with an introduction by Peter Brown.
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Peter Brown provides a sharp and wide-ranging, yet coherent introduction ... Balme's translation is the most meticulous yet to appear in English. Bryn Mawr Classical Review

 
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