Menander and the Making of Comedy

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MENANDER AND THE MAKING OF COMEDY.

J. MICHAEL WALTON and PETER D. ARNOTT

PRAEGER Westport, Connecticut London

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Foreword ix
  • Preface xi
  • Chapter 1 - A Comic Tradition: The Search for New Comedy 1
  • Notes 18
  • Chapter 2 - Menander in Time and Place 21
  • Notes 42
  • Chapter 3 - Theatre and Society 45
  • Notes 69
  • Chapter 4 - The Maker of Plays 73
  • Notes 94
  • Chapter 5 - Menander's People 97
  • Notes 116
  • Chapter 6 - Menander's Legacy 119
  • Notes 135
  • Appendix 1 - A Summary of Plutarch's Comparison between Aristophanes and Menander 137
  • Appendix 2 - Speaking of the Play 141
  • Appendix 3 - Famous Lost Words 143
  • Appendix 4 - Menander at the Getty 147
  • Notes 149
  • Chronology 151
  • Select Bibliography 153
  • Index 157
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