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Ancient Comedy and Reception: Essays in Honor of Jeffrey Henderson.


Ancient Comedy and Reception: Essays in Honor of Jeffrey Henderson

Edited by S. Douglas Olson

De Gruyter


1086 pages




Contributors present interconnected studies of some of the most important moments and figures in the history of the comic genre and its reception from Graeco-Roman times to the present. The topics include Dionysus' choice in Frogs and Aristophanes' parenetic pedigree, the reception of comedy in the ancient novel, Titus Andronicus as an illustration of the link between Roman comedy and Renaissance revenge drama, Lysistrata on Broadway, and Plautus' Menaechmi in English translation.

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Date:Apr 1, 2014
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