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Classical Comedy (2007) [Anthology]
by Aristophanes Menander Plautus Terence Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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From the fifth to the second century B.C., theatrical comedy flourished in Greece and Rome. This new anthology brings together four essential masterworks of the genre: Aristophanes’ bold, imaginative The Birds; Menander’s The Girl from Samos, which explores popular contemporary themes of mistaken identity and sexual misbehavior; and two later Roman comic plays—Plautus’s The Brothers Menaechmus, the inspiration for Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors; and Terence’s bawdy yet sophisticated double love plot, The Eunuch. Together, these four plays capture the genius of classical comedy for students, theatergoers, actors, lovers of satire, and anyone interested in the ancient world.

Original title: Classical Comedy
Original languages: Ancient Greek


Genre: Drama and PlaysAncientGreekComedy
Drama and PlaysAncientRomanComedy

The following works are contained within this one:
     Birds, the (-414) [Play]
      Author: Aristophanes

Edition #1: Classical Comedy

Classical Comedy (2007)
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Language: English

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Classical Comedy (2007)

ISBN: 9780140449822

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