By: HUNTER, R.L. MENANDER TERENCE PLAUTUS
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1985, ISBN:0521316529:
Seller ID: 73873
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 wome... View More...