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Eight Great Comedies

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Nov 01, 1996 | ISBN 9780452011700

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Praise for Eight Great Comedies

“A remarkably rich and stimulating volume…A unique blending of emotional and intellectual experience.”—Los Angeles Times

Table Of Contents

Eight Great ComediesThe Comic View: An Introduction

PART ONE: THE COMEDIES
Aristophanes: The Clouds, translated by Benjamin Bickley Rogers
Niccolò Machiavelli: Mandragola, translated by J. R. Hale
William Shakespeare: Twelfth Night
Molière: The Miser, translated by Sylvan Barnet, Morton Berman, and William Burto
John Gay: The Beggar’s Opera
Oscar Wilde: The Importance of Being Earnest
Anton Chekhov: Uncle Namya, translated by Marian Fell
George Bernard Shaw: Arms and the Man

PART TWO: THE ESSAYS
G. K. Chesterton: On the Comic Spirit
Bonamy Dobrée: Comedy
Susanne K. Langer: The Comic Rhythm
Northrop Frye: The Structure of Comedy

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