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An introduction to Menander

T. B. L. Webster

An introduction to Menander

by T. B. L. Webster

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Published by Manchester University Press, Barnes & Noble in Manchester, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Menander, -- of Athens -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Greek drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementT. B. L. Webster.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 211 p. ;
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23762648M

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Menander was said to be "second only to Homer" and it is clear why this statement was made in this translation by Norma Miller. This book contains all but two of the fragments found of Menander. Old Cantankerous really stands out as a superb piece of literary genius, although this isnt to say that the rest of the book isnt an equally great piece of work/5(4).

Menander was the author of more than a hundred comedies during a career spanning around 30 years, producing the first,  “The Self Tormentor”  (now lost), at the age of about He took the prize at the Lenaia dramatic festival eight times, rivalled only by his contemporary s: : Menander and the Making of Comedy (Contributions in Drama & Theatre Studies) (): Walton, J.

M.: BooksCited by: 5. Download An Introduction to Menander PDF eBook An Introduction to Menander AN INTRODUCTION TO MENANDER EBOOK AUTHOR BY 1 downloads Views 36KB Size Translated with an An introduction to Menander book by Norma Miller.

Frontispiece by Richard Sparks. Story time just got better with Prime Book Box, a subscription that delivers editorially hand-picked children’s books every 1, 2, or 3 months — at 40% off List Price/5(4). First, Peter Brown writes an excellent introduction to Menander and not only places him in his historical and literary context but also shows his impact on future playwrights through the Renaissance.

Second, Maurice Balme provides a good English translation given the difficult task of dealing with fragments and lacunas/5(10). Plays and Fragments By Menander Introduction by Norma Miller Translated by Norma Miller About Plays and Fragments. Menander (c.

BC) was the foremost innovator of Greek New Comedy, a dramatic style that moved away from the fantastical to focus upon the problems of ordinary Athenians.

See all books by Menander. About Menander. Menander (c. BC) was the foremost innovator of Greek New Comedy, a dramatic style that moved away from the fantastical to focus upon the problems of ordinary Athenians.

This collection contains the full text of 'Old Cantankerous' (Dyskolos), the only surviving complete example of New 4/5(1). Menander was a Greek dramatist and the best-known representative of Athenian New Comedy. He wrote comedies and took the prize at the Lenaia festival eight times.

His record at the City Dionysia is unknown but may well have been similarly spectacular. One of the most popular writers of antiquity, his work was lost during the Middle Ages and is known in modernity in Born: /41 BC, Kephisia, Athens. The greatest writer of Greek New Comedy and the founding father of European comedy, Menander (c BC) wrote over one hundred plays, of which only one complete play and substantial fragments of others survive/5.

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For a full understanding of Menander’s place in Greek literature, it would be helpful to read the entire book, although Menander is specifically treated in the chapter headed “Comedy. Menander has 49 books on Goodreads with ratings. Menander’s most popular book is The Plays and Fragments.

Books by Menander. Menander Average rating 1, ratings 69 reviews shelved 2, times Showing 30 distinct works. Fernando Gascó (Introduction) it was amazing avg rating — 1 rating.

On the face of it, this book might make for rather an exciting introduction to Menander. The richness of the text and apparatus might be taken to show something of Menander’s appeal through the ages; there may also be some advantages in introducing students to the interesting problems of plays other than the Dyskolos.

The main audience for this book, however, will be scholars working on Menander Author: Benjamin Cartlidge.

An Introduction to Menander. Thomas Bertram Lonsdale Webster — Greek drama (Comedy) Author: Thomas Bertram Lonsdale As the first wide-ranging collective study of Menander in English, this book is essential reading for those interested in ancient comedy the world over.

Menander Epitrepontes. Menander (of Athens.),William D. Furley. the samia of menander introduction commentary text Download the samia of menander introduction commentary text or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get the samia of menander introduction commentary text book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. This book argues that New Comedy has a far richer performance texture than has previously been recognised.

Offering close readings of all the major plays of Menander, it shows how intertextuality - the sustained dialogue of New Comedy performance with the diverse ideological, philosophical, literary and theatrical discourses of contemporary polis culture - is crucial in Cited by: 1.

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An Introduction. and comedies (e.g., by Aristophanes and Menander). They are useful to social historians, who can extrapolate from them.

Brand new Book. In ancient times Menander ( BC) was the most admired and the most quoted of the writers of Attic New Comedy. He wrote over a hundred plays but until this century was known to us only by short quotations in ancient authors.

The Sentences of the Syriac Menander [David Monaco] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Sentences of the Syriac Menander appears in two Syriac manuscripts in the British Library, a full version in one codexAuthor: David Monaco.Further Reading. Books; Translations • Menander: The Plays and Fragments, translated by Maurice Balme and with an introduction by Peter Brown (Oxford World's Classics ) General works of criticism • K.

B. Frost, Exits and Entrances in Menander (Oxford ) • S. M. Goldberg, The Making of Menander's Comedy (London ) • R. Hunter, The New Comedy of Greece .Samia (Greek: Σαμία), translated as The Girl From Samos, or The Marriage Connection, is an ancient Greek comedy by Menander, it is the second most extant play with up to lines missing compared to Dyskolos’s The date of its first performance is unknown, with B.C.

and B.C. being two suggested dates. The surviving text of Samia comes from the Cairo .