Aristophanes Comedy of Names: A Study of Speaking Names in Aristophanes Nicoletta Kanavou

ISBN: 9783110247077

Published: November 29th 2010

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Aristophanes Comedy of Names: A Study of Speaking Names in Aristophanes  by  Nicoletta Kanavou

Aristophanes Comedy of Names: A Study of Speaking Names in Aristophanes by Nicoletta Kanavou
November 29th 2010 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 228 pages | ISBN: 9783110247077 | 6.30 Mb

Aristophanes, the celebrated Greek comic poet, is famous for his plays on contemporary themes, in which he exercises fierce political satire. Ancient political comedy made ample use of comically significant proper names much as is the case in modernMoreAristophanes, the celebrated Greek comic poet, is famous for his plays on contemporary themes, in which he exercises fierce political satire.

Ancient political comedy made ample use of comically significant proper names much as is the case in modern satire. Comic names used by Aristophanes for his satirical targets (public figures, everyday Athenians) provide the main subject of this book, which addresses questions such as why particular names are chosen (or invented), and how they relate to the plays characters and themes.



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