Nature of Roman Comedy : A Study in Popular Entertainment. First Edition. in dj

By: DUCKWORTH, George E.

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DUCKWORTH, George E. The Nature of Roman Comedy : A Study in Popular Entertainment. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 1952. First Edition. Pp 501. 8vo, reddish-brown cloth. "This history of Roman comedy is primarily a study of the work of two comic poets, Plautus and Terence; it examines the background and history of Roman comedy, the staging and presentation of the plays, the nature of the comedies, including stage conventions, plot structures, suspense and irony, delineation of character, moral tone of the plays, humor in situation, character and language, the originality of the authors and their relation to the Greek originals, their influence on later comedy in the 16th and 17th centuries." Very good in sunned, nicked, price-clipped dustjacket (with one inch tear to spine, waterstained). 50.00

Title: Nature of Roman Comedy : A Study in Popular Entertainment. First Edition. in dj

Author Name: DUCKWORTH, George E.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1952,:

Seller ID: 33774

Keywords: LITERATURE ROMAN COMEDY CRITICISM CLASSICAL STUDIES CLASTU ROME CLASSICS,