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Roman comedy / Gesine Manuwald.

By: Manuwald, Gesine [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Brill research perspectives in classical poetry, 1.2.Publisher: Boston : Brill, 2020Description: 88 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9789004435117.Subject(s): Latin literature -- History and criticismSummary: "This contribution by Gesine Manuwald provides an introduction to all varieties of 'Roman comedy', including primarily fabula palliata ('New Comedy', as represented by Plautus and Terence) as well as fabula togata, fabula Atellana, mimus and pantomimus. It examines the major developments in the establishment of these dramatic genres, their main characteristics, the performance contexts for them in Republican Rome, and their reception. The presentation of the key facts is accompanied by a description of the influential turns and recent trends in scholarship on Roman comedy. The essay is designed for scholars, teachers and (graduate) students who have some familiarity with Roman literature and are looking for (further) orientation in the area of Roman comedy"-- Provided by publisher.
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"This contribution by Gesine Manuwald provides an introduction to all varieties of 'Roman comedy', including primarily fabula palliata ('New Comedy', as represented by Plautus and Terence) as well as fabula togata, fabula Atellana, mimus and pantomimus. It examines the major developments in the establishment of these dramatic genres, their main characteristics, the performance contexts for them in Republican Rome, and their reception. The presentation of the key facts is accompanied by a description of the influential turns and recent trends in scholarship on Roman comedy. The essay is designed for scholars, teachers and (graduate) students who have some familiarity with Roman literature and are looking for (further) orientation in the area of Roman comedy"-- Provided by publisher.

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