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The Nature of Roman Comedy: A Study in Popular Entertainment

By Duckworth, George E

Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.: Princeton University Press, 1952. This history of Roman comedy is primarily a study of the work of two comic poets, Plautus and Terence; it examines the background and history of Roman comedy, the staging and presentation of the plays, the nature of the comedies, including stage conventions, plot structures, suspense and irony, delineation of character, moral tone of the plays, humor in situation, character and language, the originality of the authors and their relation to the Greek originals, their influence on later comedy in the 16th and 17th centuries; includes illustrations (dark red cloth with silver lettering, ends of spine slightly creased, foredge has light foxing; yellow dustjacket with brown lettering is slightly shelfworn; otherwise a good, clean, tight copy). Third Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.


Sentido y Forma del Teatro de Cervantes (Biblioteca Romanica Hispanica, Estudios y Ensayos 95)

By Casalduero, Joaquin

Madrid, Spain: Editorial Gredos, 1966. Text in Spanish / texto en español (white cover with red & blue writing, slight edgewear, otherwise a good, clean, tight copy; pages uncut). Trade Paperback. Very Good.