By Gregory W. Dobrov
Applying various severe methods to Athenian comedy, those essays are grouped round 3 extensive different types: utopianism, fissures within the social cloth, and the hot polis of fourth-century comedy. The participants discover the sociopolitical and fabric contexts of the works mentioned and hint the style into the fourth century, while it underwent profound adjustments. at the same time a learn of classical Greek literature and an research of cultural construction, this assortment unearths how for 2 centuries Athens itself used to be remodeled, staged as comedy, and, finally, formed by means of modern fabric, social, and ideological forces.
The members are Elizabeth Bobrick, Gregory Crane, Gregory Dobrov, Malcolm Heath, Jeffrey Henderson, Timothy P. Hofmeister, Thomas okay. Hubbard, David Konstan, Heinz-GAnther Nesselrath, Frank Romer, Ralph M. Rosen, Niall W. Slater, and John Wilkins.
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The City as Comedy: Society and Representation in Athenian Drama by Gregory W. Dobrov