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Cratinus and the Satyr Play

Emmanuela Bakola

in Cratinus and the Art of Comedy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569359
eISBN:
9780191722332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569359.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 2 picks up on the theme of interaction with other genres and demonstrates how one of Cratinus' comedies, Dionysalexandros, operated throughout by cross‐generic play with satyr drama. Based ... More


Cratinus and the Art of Comedy

Emmanuela Bakola

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569359
eISBN:
9780191722332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569359.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Cratinus, one of the great lost poets of fifth-century Athenian comedy and a canonical author of the classical world, had a formative influence on the comic genre, including Aristophanes himself. In ... More


Flights of Fancy: Tragic Myth and Comic Logos

I. A. Ruffell

in Politics and Anti-Realism in Athenian Old Comedy: The Art of the Impossible

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587216
eISBN:
9780191731297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587216.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter uses Aristophanes' Peace as a basis for an investigation of the relationship between parody and the impossible worlds of Old Comedy. Trygaios' flight to heaven on a ... More


Satyric Play: The Evolution of Greek Comedy and Satyr Drama

Carl Shaw

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199950942
eISBN:
9780190222949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199950942.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Satyric Play is the first book to offer an integrated analysis of Greek comedy and satyr drama. Using a literary-historical approach, it argues that comedy and satyr plays influenced each other in ... More


Sicilian Comedy and the Attic Satyr Play

Carl A. Shaw

in Satyric Play: The Evolution of Greek Comedy and Satyr Drama

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199950942
eISBN:
9780190222949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199950942.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Prior to its formal introduction in Athens, comedy thrived in Sicily, but the fragmentary remains, specifically those of Epicharmus, resemble Middle Comedy more closely than Attic comedy of the fifth ... More


The Chorus

in The Theatricality of Greek Tragedy: Playing Space and Chorus

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226477572
eISBN:
9780226477565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226477565.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The problem of the chorus (choros, choroi) is central to our contemporary understanding of the Greek tragedy, and it is deeply frustrating. On the one hand, we sense that here is something vital, ... More


Octavia and the Phantom Genre

T.P. Wiseman

in Unwritten Rome

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898225
eISBN:
9781781385500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898225.003.0013
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Ovid's use of stories performed on stage is attested at Fasti 4.326. Ciceronian evidence implies a wide variety of types of stage performance, including ‘mime’ with female stars like Dionysia and ... More


Euripides: Cyclops: & Major Fragments of Greek Satyric Drama

Patrick O'Sullivan and C. Collard (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781908343352
eISBN:
9781800342682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781908343352.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Satyric is the most thinly attested genre of Greek drama, but it appears to have been the oldest and, according to Aristotle, formative for tragedy. By the 5th century BC at Athens, it shared most of ... More


A Crude Contradiction; Or, The Second Accent of the Symposium

in Socrates & the Fat Rabbis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226069166
eISBN:
9780226069180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226069180.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel and Friedrich Nietzsche, it seems, first brought Plato's dialogues into what would be the Bakhtinian ken by identifying them as novels. This identification has found ... More


A Satyric Paradise: The Form of W. B. Yeats’s “News for the Delphic Oracle”

Michael Cade-Stewart

in Writing Modern Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780989082693
eISBN:
9781781382417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082693.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This essay examines the poetic forms of W. B. Yeats's “The Statues” and “News for the Delphic Oracle” as well as these poems' place in Yeats's Last Poems and Two Plays. “The Statues” is a tragic ... More


The Pirithous Fragments: Da Homero a Libanio. Estudios actuales sobre textos griegos. II. ed. J.A. LUópez Férez (Madrid, 1995) 183–93

Christopher Collard

in Tragedy, Euripides and Euripideans

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675730
eISBN:
9781781385364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675730.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The paper reviews the still disputed nature and attribution of a fragmentary play about Pirithous’ descent into Hades to recover his intended bride Persephone after her abduction by the underworld ... More


Review of James Diggle, Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta Selecta (Oxford, 1998): Bryn Mawr Classical Review 1999.03.01

Christopher Collard

in Tragedy, Euripides and Euripideans

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675730
eISBN:
9781781385364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675730.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The volume shows very high technical excellence and grear flair in conjecture, in a difficult task, the editing of fragmentary texts. As well as book-fragments (quotations in other ancient authors), ... More


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