Aristophanes: An Author for the Stage by Carlo Ferdinando Russo

By Carlo Ferdinando Russo

Carlo Ferdinando Russo's e-book has been a seminal paintings on Aristophanes seeing that its ebook in Italy in 1962. In his particular research, Russo considers the performs as libretti for actors and singers instead of as mere texts, and not loses sight of the level. this is often the vintage ebook approximately Aristophanes. Now ultimately on hand in English and much-updated, it's crucial interpreting for any scholar of Athenian comedy.

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