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Comic Angels and Other Approaches to Greek Drama through Vase-Paintings

Label
Comic Angels and Other Approaches to Greek Drama through Vase-Paintings
Title
Comic Angels and Other Approaches to Greek Drama through Vase-Paintings
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
This book opens a neglected chapter in the reception of Athenian drama, especially comedy, and gives center stage to a particularly attractive and entertaining series of vase-paintings which have generally been regarded as marginal curiosities. These are the so-called "phylax vases," nearlyall painted in Greek cities of South Italy in the period 400 to 360 B.C. Until now, they have been taken to reflect a sort of local folk-theater, but Taplin argues that most, if not all, reflect Athenian comedy of the sort represented by Aristophanes. His bold thesis brings up questions about therelation of tragedy as well as comedy to vase painting, the cultural climate of the Greek cities in Italy, and the extent to which Athenians were aware of drama as a potential "export." It also enriches appreciation of many key aspects of Aristophanic comedy. The book has assembled 46 photographs ofvase-paintings, many printed here for the first time outside specialist publications not readily accessible
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taplin, Oliver
Dewey number
738.3820938
LC call number
NK4645.T37
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Comic Angels and Other Approaches to Greek Drama through Vase-Paintings
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/crkn/detail.action?docID=4964285
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (165 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280763779
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4964285
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL4964285
  • (CaONFJC)MIL76377
  • (OCoLC)814476440
Label
Comic Angels and Other Approaches to Greek Drama through Vase-Paintings
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/crkn/detail.action?docID=4964285
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (165 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280763779
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4964285
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL4964285
  • (CaONFJC)MIL76377
  • (OCoLC)814476440

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