Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2020

360 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190090937

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Appropriations of Comedy in Greek Tragedy

Craig Jendza

  • Provides the first book-length study of paracomedy, the appropriation of comedy into Greek tragedy
  • Redefines our understanding of the genre of tragedy
  • Offers incisive interpretations of individual tragedies through close literary and performance analysis
  • Utilizes a variety of interdisciplinary approaches including traditional philology, literary criticism, genre theory, and performance studies

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