Comic Theory in the Sixteenth Century, Volume 34
This book reveals that Terence and the Terentian commentators furnished the principal matter for the discussion of comedy in the sixteenth century, and that the study of Terentian comedy in the first half of the century laid the main foundations of Renaissance theories of comedy.
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The Qualitative Parts of Rhetoric
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