New Comedy of Greece and Rome. pbk.

By: HUNTER, R.L. MENANDER TERENCE PLAUTUS

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HUNTER, R.L. The New Comedy of Greece and Rome. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1985). First Printing. Pp. [i]-x,1-183,(3). 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. "The social comedy of Menander, Plautus and Terence provided a style of comic drama which was to prove the root of all subsequent Western comedy. Dr. Hunter gives a literary account of this drma, placing itin its ancient context and then ranging over a number of specific topics a nd themes: the dramatic craft of the poets, their exploration of how to give variety to stereotyped plots and characters, the presentation of women, the use of language and themes of tragedy, the place of moralising and philosophy." - from the rear cover. Very good. 20.00

Title: New Comedy of Greece and Rome. pbk.

Author Name: HUNTER, R.L. MENANDER TERENCE PLAUTUS

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1985, ISBN:0521316529:

Seller ID: 73873

Keywords: LITERATURE LITERARY CRITICISM CLASSICAL STUDIES CLASTU CLASSICS GREECE LATIN DRAMA PLAYS GREEK ROMAN COMEDY,