Nature of Roman Comedy : A Study in Popular Entertainment

This book provides the most complete and definitive study of Roman comedy.Originally published in 1952.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These... Ausführliche Beschreibung

Verfasser / Komponist: Duckworth, George E., [author.]
Verfasserangabe: George E. Duckworth.
Medientyp: E-Book
veröffentlicht: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2015]
Umfang: 1 online resource
enthält: Frontmatter -- PREFACE -- CONTENTS -- ILLUSTRATIONS -- CHAPTER 1. EARLY ITALIAN POPULAR COMEDY -- CHAPTER 2. GREEK COMEDY -- Chapter 3. The Golden Age of Drama at Rome -- Chapter 4. Presentation and Staging -- Chapter 5. Stage Conventions and Techniques -- Chapter 6. Theme and Treatment -- Chapter 7. Methods of Composition -- Chapter 8. Foreshadowing and Suspense -- Chapter 9. Characters and Characterization -- Chapter 10. Thought and Moral Tone -- Chapter 11. The Comic Spirit in Character and Situation -- Chapter 12. Language and Style -- Chapter 13. Meter and Song -- Chapter 14. The Originality of Roman Comedy: A Recapitulation -- Chapter 15. The Influence of Plautus and Terence upon English Comedy -- APPENDIX -- ABBREVIATIONS -- Bibliography -- Index
Frontmatter -- PREFACE -- CONTENTS -- ILLUSTRATIONS -- CHAPTER 1. EARLY ITALIAN POPULAR COMEDY -- CHAPTER 2. GREEK COMEDY -- Chapter 3. The Golden Age of Drama at Rome -- Chapter 4. Presentation and Staging -- Chapter 5. Stage Conventions and Techniques -- Chapter 6. Theme and Treatment -- Chapter 7. Methods of Composition -- Chapter 8. Foreshadowing and Suspense -- Chapter 9. Characters and Characterization -- Chapter 10. Thought and Moral Tone -- Chapter 11. The Comic Spirit in Character and Situation -- Chapter 12. Language and Style -- Chapter 13. Meter and Song -- Chapter 14. The Originality of Roman Comedy: A Recapitulation -- Chapter 15. The Influence of Plautus and Terence upon English Comedy -- APPENDIX -- ABBREVIATIONS -- Bibliography -- Index
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