Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 July 2014

216 Pages | 29 halftones, 3 line art figures


ISBN: 9780199950942

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Satyric Play

The Evolution of Greek Comedy and Satyr Drama

Carl Shaw

  • Provides a deeper understanding of how dramatic genres were conceptualized and how their interaction influenced the development of Greek theater
  • First and only complete, systematic treatment of the relationship between Greek comedy and satyr drama
  • Offers an in-depth treatment of both the literary and visual evidence