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Old Comedy and the Iambographic Tradition (Resources for Biblical Study) by Ralph M. Rosen

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Published by An American Philological Association Book .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Clinical Psychology,
  • Psychology,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • Reference,
  • Ancient and Classical,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • Aristophanes,
  • Cratinus,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Ancient & Classical,
  • Aristophanes.,
  • Cratinus,,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Knights,
  • d. ca. 420 B.C.

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8573164M
ISBN 101555403050
ISBN 109781555403058

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Old Comedy and the Iambographic Tradition (Society for Classical Studies American Classical Studies (No. 19)) (Book).   The Hardcover of the Old Comedy and the Iambographic Tradition by Ralph Mark Rosen at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla 5/5(1). Old Comedy (archaia) is the first period of the ancient Greek comedy, according to the canonical division by the Alexandrian grammarians. The most important Old Comic playwright is Aristophanes – whose works, with their daring political commentary and abundance of . Old Comedy and the Iambographic Tradition Ralph M. Rosen Society for Classical Studies American Classical Studies. Share: Also of Interest. Traditional Elegy. A Commentary on Ovid, Tristia, Book 2. Jennifer Ingleheart. Religion and Reconciliation in Greek Cities. Noel Robertson. Virgil's Schoolboys. Andrew Wallace. Emperors and Usurpers.

Old Comedy and the Iambographic Tradition, (American Classical Studies Atlanta ; now distributed by Oxford University Press). Edited Volumes: Nomodeiktes: Greek Studies in Honor of Martin Ostwald: co-edited with Joseph Farrell (Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press ). The essay is more or less a critical review of Ralph Rosen’s excellent book Old Comedy and the Iambographic Tradition (). Not a hot topic, as the book has been around for some time, but it has been so widely praised, and the conclusions so universally quoted, that B. doubtless felt a couple of rotten tomatoes lobbed in its direction might Author: Stephen Colvin. Ralph M. Rosen, Ph.D. () in Classical Philology, Harvard University, is Professor of Classical Studies at the University of is the author of Old Comedy and the Iambographic Tradition (), editor of several essay volumes, and numerous articles on Greek and Roman literary authors. Ineke Sluiter, Ph.D. () in Classics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, is Professor of Greek. Brann helps us see that this poetry has an urgency for our own era as much as it did for a distant past."—Ralph M. Rosen, University of Pennsylvania, Author of Old Comedy and The Iambographic Tradition "The most enjoyable books about Homer are always .

Cratinus (krətī´nəs), d. c BC, Athenian comic dramatist. He won the prize at the Athenian drama contest when Aristophanes competed with The Clouds and was regarded with Aristophanes and Eupolis as one of the greatest comic dramatists. He attacked Pericles violently in his plays. Fragments of his plays survive. See R. Rosen, Old Comedy and the Iambographic Tradition (). He is the author of Old Comedy and the Iambographic Tradition (), editor of several essay volumes, and numerous articles on Greek and Roman literary authors. Ineke Sluiter, Ph.D. () in Classics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, is Professor of Greek at the University of Leiden. She has published extensively on ancient ideas on language and. This book examines the concept of 'nonsense' in ancient Greek thought and uses it to explore the comedies of the fifth and fourth centuries BCE. If 'nonsense' (phluaria, lēros) is a type of language felt to be unworthy of interpretation, it can help to define certain aspects of comedy that have proved difficult to . In a modern sense, comedy (from the Greek: κωμῳδία, kōmōidía) refers to any discourse or work generally intended to be humorous or to amuse by inducing laughter, especially in theatre, television, film and stand-up comedy. The origins of the term are found in Ancient Greece. More most read this week tagged "comedy".