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Author Whitman, Cedric Hubbell.

Title Aristophanes and the comic hero / by Cedric H. Whitman
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Published for Oberlin College by Harvard University Press, 1964


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Description ix, 333 pages ; 24 cm
Series Martin classical lectures ; v. 19
Martin classical lectures ; v. 19
Contents Criticism and old comedy -- Comic heroism -- City and individual. Acharnians ; Knights ; Peace -- The war between the generations. Clouds ; Wasps -- The anatomy of nothingness. Birds -- The war between the sexes. Lysistrata ; Thesmophoriazusae -- Death and life. Frogs -- Discourse of fantasy -- Appendix. Karaghiozes and Aristophanic comedy
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (pages 297-328)
Notes Also issued online
Subject Aristophanes -- Characters -- Heroes
Aristophanes -- Criticism and interpretation.
Greek drama (Comedy)
Heroes in literature.
Mock-heroic literature.
Author Oberlin College.
LC no. 64022724
ISBN 0674045009