The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.1642 Tuesday, 27 September 2005
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
I, for one, would like to think that Ole Will got his chucklability from
reading Aristophanes' Lysistrata.
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