Comedy as a dramatic genre has its roots in ancient Greece, and other genres of Greek theater had laughter and merriment at their core. We will read together texts from four types of ancient Greek comic theater: satyr play, Old Comedy, New Comedy, and mime. Along the way we will read and discuss works by modern scholars on various aspects of these genres and their performance. Prerequisites: Graduate standing in Classics or permission of instructor.
Section 01Greek Comic Theatre
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