Broken Laughter: Select Fragments of Greek Comedy by S. Douglas Olson PDF

By S. Douglas Olson

a suite of over two hundred of the main fascinating and significant fragments of Greek comedy, observed by way of a remark; an in depth advent discussing the background of comedian style; a sequence of appendixes at the person poets, the inscriptional proof, etc; and an entire translation of the fragments. person sections illustrate the earliest Greek comedy from Syracuse; the attribute positive aspects of Athenian `Old', `Middle', and `New Comedy'; the comedian presentation of politicians, philosophers, and girls; the comedian reception of different poetry; and plenty of points of lifestyle, together with eating and symposia.

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