Laughter on the fringes : the reception of old comedy in the imperial Greek world

This work examines the reception of Athenian Old Comedy by Greek writers of the imperial era. It explores how the major authors of this period (Plutarch, Aelius Aristides, Lucian, Alciphron, and Libanius) adopted aspects of the genre to negotiate power struggles, facilitate rivalries, and provide a...

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Main Author: Peterson, Anna Irene, , [Author]
Published: Kettering : Oxford University Press, 2019.
New York, NY : 2019.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 230 pages).
Series: Oxford scholarship online
Online Access: Available online
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