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By Emmanuela Bakola

Cratinus, one of many misplaced nice poets of fifth-century Athenian comedy, had a formative effect at the comedian style, together with Aristophanes himself. utilizing a methodologically cutting edge process, Emmanuela Bakola experiences the surviving fragments of Cratinus' performs and provides a radical research of the multifaceted artwork of this poet and his position within the historical past of comedy. matters which she addresses comprise the construction of a poetic character inside of a performative
tradition of fierce interpoetic competition; the play on the obstacles of the comedian style and the interplay with satyr drama and tragedy, specifically Aeschylus; stagecraft and dramaturgy; comedian plot-construction and characterization; the author's mirrored image on his rapid political, social and
intellectual context. in addition to offering perception into Cratinus, her booklet enriches our figuring out of fifth-century Athenian comedy in a dynamic evolving environment.

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