Classical Comedy: Greek and Roman

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Robert Willoughby Corrigan
Hal Leonard Corporation, 1987 - Drama - 484 pages
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(Applause Books). Rich anthologies of dramatic art and critical insight varied, stimulating, broad in its view and deep in its perceptions...exciting variety of translations...enlightening essays from some of the most stiumlating minds of the century. Leonard C. Pronko, author, Theatre East and West , Chair, Dept. of Theatre, Pomona College Includes: Aristophanes: Lysistrata, translated by Donald Sutherland; The Birds, translated by Walter Kerr; Menander: The Grouch, translated by Sheila D'Atri; Plautus: The Menaechmi, translated by Palmer Bovie; The Haunted House, translated by Palmer Bovie; Terence: The Self-Tormentor, translated by Palmer Bovie.
 

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Contents

Aristophanes and the Scope of Comedy
1
LYSISTRATA
11
Aristophanic Comedy The Conscience of a Conservative
69
THE BIRDS
81
Introduction
161
THE GROUCH
169
Plautus and Farce
235
THE MENAECHMI
247
Introduction
341
MOSTELLARIA The Haunted House
345
Introduction
413
THE SELFTORMENTOR
421
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