2005

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.1642  Tuesday, 27 September 2005

From: 		Bill Arnold <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date: 		Monday, 26 Sep 2005 22:04:56 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: 16.1622 Greek Drama
Comment: 	Re: SHK 16.1622 Greek Drama

Tom Krause writes, "And of course, Shakespeare modeled his debasement 
metaphors on Aristophanes's pioneering allusion in The Frogs, and 
borrowed the 'old comic freedom' in Measure for Measure to boot, as I've 
explained elsewhere."

I, for one, would like to think that Ole Will got his chucklability from 
reading Aristophanes' Lysistrata.

Bill Arnold
http://www.cwru.edu/affil/edis/scholars/arnold.htm

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