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The Court of Comedy: Aristophanes, Rhetoric, and Democracy in Fifth-Century Athens

Wilfred E. Major
Format
Book
Published
Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9780814212240 (cloth : alk. paper), 0814212247 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780814293263 (cd), 0814293263 (cd)
Contents
  • Sicilian pioneers of comedy and rhetoric and their transmission to Athens
  • Old comedy and proto-rhetoric in Athens before 425 B.C.E. : the age of Pericles
  • The young comic playwrights attack, 425-421 B.C.E.
  • The years of confidence, 421-414 B.C.E.
  • Crawling from the wreckage, 411 B.C.E.
  • Tongues, frogs, and the last stand.
Description
viii, 232 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-220) and indexes.
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