THE LANGUAGE OF GREEK COMEDY

By: Willi, Andreas (Ed. )

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Scholars' bookplate to inner cover. Light bumping to corners. Minor shelfwear. Dustjacket has minor shelfwear and rubbing. ; 356 pages; The contributions to this volume by a team of international experts illustrate how the linguistic study of Greek comedy can deepen our knowledge of the intricate connections between the dramatic texts and their literary and socio-cultural environment. The language of Greek comedy: introduction and bibliographic sketch / Andreas Willi -- Ionian Iambos and Attic Komoidia: father and daughter, or just cousins? / Ewen Bowie -- The language of Doric comedy / Albio C. Cassio -- Some evaluative terms in Aristophanes / Kenneth Dover -- Figures of speech in Aristophanes / Simon R. Slings -- Languages on stage: Aristophanic language, cultural history, and Athenian identity / Andreas Willi -- Comic elements in tragic language: the case of Aeschylus' Oresteia / Alan H. Sommerstein -- Mageiros Poietes: language and character in Antiphanes / Gregory W. Dobrov -- Some orthographical variants in the papyri of later Greek comedy / W. Geoffrey Arnott -- Speech within speech in Menander / Ren Nnlist.

Title: THE LANGUAGE OF GREEK COMEDY

Author Name: Willi, Andreas (Ed. )

Categories: Classical Studies, Greek Literature,

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2002

ISBN Number: 0199245479

ISBN Number 13: 9780199245475

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

Seller ID: 7845

Keywords: Greek Comedy Greek Literature Poetry & Poets Plays & Drama Classical Greek & Roman