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A library guide to accompany the 2012-13 Humanities at Colby Theme


How To Use The Ancient Comedy Guide


This page contains tips on searching, general resources, useful databases.

Other pages present a selection of the books in CBB libraries on various aspects of ancient comedy; use these as a starter bibliography to browse through.

Films on Ancient Comedy

Comedy in Ancient Greece and Rome

Staging Classical Comedy

Databases for Journal Articles on Ancient Comedy

For articles on aspects of ancient comic literature and theatre:

And for articles on modern productions of ancient comedy:

General Resources

Cambridge Companion to Greek and Roman Theatre   PA3201 .C26 2007

   especially chh.6 Politics and Aristophanes: watchword 'Caution!' and 7 Comedy and society from Menander to Terence

Brill's Companion to the Study of Greek Comedy  PA3161 .B75 2010

Brill's New Pauly, entries on:


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