S. Frangoulidis, S. J. Harrison et G. Manuwald (éd.), Roman Drama and its Contexts

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Stavros Frangoulidis, Stephen J. Harrison et Gesine Manuwald (éd.), Roman Drama and its Contexts, Berlin-Boston, 2016.


Éditeur : De Gruyter
Collection : Trends in Classics-Supplementary Volumes 34
xii-625 pages
ISBN : 978-3-11-045557-1
€ 149.95

Roman plays have been well studied individually (even including fragmentary or spurious ones more recently). However, they have not always been placed into their ‘context', though plays (just like items in other literary genres) benefit from being seen in context. This edited collection aims to address this issue: it includes 33 contributions by an international team of scholars, discussing single plays or Roman dramatic genres (including comedy, tragedy and praetexta form both the Republican and the Imperial periods) in contexts such as the literary tradition, the relationship to within on other literary genres, the historical and social situation, the intellectual background or the later reception. Overall, they offer a rich panorama of the role of Roman drama or individual plays in Roman society and literary history. The insights gained thereby will be of relevance to everyone interested in Roman drama or the literary more generally, comparative literature or drama and theater studies, This contextual approach has the potential of changing the way in Roman drama is viewed.

Table of Contents
Preface, VII
Gesine Manuwald and Stavros Frangoulidis, ‘Introduction: Roman Drama
and its Contexts', 1

Roman Comedy

1. Richard Hunter, ‘Some Dramatic Terminology', 13
2. Alessandro Schiesaro, ‘Bacchus in Roman Drama', 25
3. Niall W. Slater, ‘Speculating in Unreal Estate: Locution, Locution, Locution', 43
4. Amy Richlin, ‘The Kings of Comedy', 67
5. Alison Sharrock, ‘Genre and Social Class, or Comedy and the Rhetoric of Self-
aggrandisement and Self-deprecation', 97
6. Martin T. Dinter, ‘Sententiousness in Roman Comedy – A Moralising Reading',
127
7. Ioannis M. Konstantakos, ‘Plautus' Aulularia and Popular Narrative Tradition', 143
8. Sophia Papaioannou, ‘Plautus Undoing Himself – What is Funny and What is
Plautine in Stichus and Trinummus?', 167
9. Kathleen McCarthy, ‘Prologues between Performance and Fiction', 203
10. David Christenson, ‘All's Well that Ends Well? Old Fools, Morality, and
Epilogues in Plautus', 225
11. T. H. M. Gellar-Goad, ‘Plautus' Curculio and the Case of the Pious Pimp', 231
12. C. W. Marshall, ‘The Young Man in Plautus' Asinaria 127-248', 253
13. Robert Germany, ‘Civic Reassignment of Space in the Truculentus', 263
14. Catherine Connors, ‘Nothing to do with Fides?: The Speaker of the Prologue and
the Reproduction of Citizenship in Plautus' Casina', 275
15. Katerina Philippides, ‘Symmetrical Recognitions in Plautus' Epidicus', 289
16. Mario Telò, ‘Basket Case: Material Girl and Animate Object in Plautus's
Cistellaria', 299
17. Bernhard Zimmermann, ‘Elements of Pantomime in Plautus' Comedies', 317

Roman Tragedy

18. Gesine Manuwald, ‘History and Philosophy in Roman Republican Drama
and Beyond', 331
19. Timothy J. Moore, ‘Music in Roman Tragedy', 345
20. Cedric Littlewood, ‘Seneca, Horace and the Poetics of Transgression', 363
21. Christopher Trinacty, ‘Tragic Translatio: Epistle 107 and Senecan Tragedy', 379
22. Stavros Frangoulidis, ‘Seneca's Agamemnon: Mycenaean Becoming Trojan', 395
23. David Konstan, ‘When Reason Surrenders its Authority: Thyestes' Approach
to Atreus' Palace', 411
24. Lauren Donovan Ginsberg, ‘Ηistory as Intertext and Intertext as History
in the Octavia', 417

Reception of Comedy and Tragedy

25. Ruth R. Caston, ‘Terence and Satire', 435
26. Dorota Dutsch, ‘How to Do Things with Words—and Pictures: Text and Image
in the Parisian Terence', 453
27. Michael Fontaine, ‘Is the Story of Susanna and the Elders Based on a Greek New
Comedy? The Evidence of Plautus' Casina and Burmeister's Susanna', 471
28. Antony Augoustakis, ‘Terence's Comedies in the Terentius Christianus:
The Case of Naaman', 489
29. Evangelos Karakasis, ‘Petronian Spectacles: The Widow of Ephesus Generically
Revised', 505
30. Theodoros Antoniadis, ‘Furor and Kin(g)ship in Seneca's Thyestes and Valerius
Flaccus' Argonautica (1.700-850)', 533
31. Emily Gowers, ‘Noises Off: The Thyestes Theme in Tacitus' Dialogus', 555
32. Roland Mayer, ‘Seneca's Ted Hughes', 573
33. Stephen Harrison, ‘Seneca's Thyestes: Three Female Translators into English',
585

Notes on Contributors 601
General Index 607
Index locorum 617

 

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