The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Comedy

The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Comedy marks the first comprehensive introduction to and reference work for the unified study of ancient comedy.

The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Comedy

The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Comedy marks the first comprehensive introduction to and reference work for the unified study of ancient comedy. From its birth in Greece to its end in Rome, from its Hellenistic to its Imperial receptions, no topic is neglected. The 41 essays offer cutting-edge guides through comedy's immense terrain.

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The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Comedy
Language: en
Pages: 894
Authors: Michael Fontaine, Adele C. Scafuro
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Comedy marks the first comprehensive introduction to and reference work for the unified study of ancient comedy. From its birth in Greece to its end in Rome, from its Hellenistic to its Imperial receptions, no topic is neglected. The 41 essays offer cutting-edge
The Oxford Handbook of Thucydides
Language: en
Pages: 896
Authors: Ryan Balot, Sarah Forsdyke, Edith Foster
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-10 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Oxford Handbook of Thucydides contains newly commissioned essays on Thucydides as an historian, thinker, and writer. It also features chapters on Thucydides' intellectual context and ancient reception. The creative juxtaposition of historical, literary, philosophical, and reception studies allows for a better grasp of Thucydides' complex project and its intellectual
The Cambridge Companion to Roman Comedy
Language: en
Pages: 446
Authors: Martin T. Dinter
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-04 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Provides a comprehensive critical engagement with Roman comedy and its reception presented by leading international scholars in accessible and up-to-date chapters.
The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Biography
Language: en
Pages: 704
Authors: Koen De Temmerman
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-10 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Biography is one of the most widespread literary genres worldwide. Biographies and autobiographies of actors, politicians, Nobel Prize winners, and other famous figures have never been more prominent in book shops and publishers' catalogues. This Handbook offers a wide-ranging, multi-authored survey on biography in Antiquity from its earliest representatives to
A Companion to Plautus
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Dorota Dutsch, George Fredric Franko
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-25 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

An important addition to contemporary scholarship on Plautus and Plautine comedy, provides new essays and fresh insights from leading scholars A Companion to Plautus is a collection of original essays on the celebrated Old Latin period playwright. A brilliant comic poet, Plautus moved beyond writing Latin versions of Greek plays