The Ancient Comedians and the Influence They Had on Contemporary Theatre: and the Influence They Had on Contemporary Theatre by Clem MartiniThe Ancient Comedians and the Influence They Had on Contemporary Theatre: and the Influence They Had on Contemporary Theatre by Clem Martini

The Ancient Comedians and the Influence They Had on Contemporary Theatre: and the Influence They…

byClem Martini

Paperback | December 1, 2014

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Nobody invented a sense of humour; that's inherent. People have always laughed, joked, and shared comic stories. What the ancient Greeks and Romans did, however, was develop ways to express that comic sensibility in the theatre. Useful for those writing comedy for the theatre today, The Ancient Comedians explores the strategies used by the innovators who navigated the terrain thousands of years ago and made their mark on the craft.
Clem Martini is an award-winning playwright, novelist, and screenwriter with over thirty plays and nine books of fiction and non-fiction to his credit, including Bitter Medicine: A Graphic Memoir of Mental Illness, winner of the Calgary Book Award, and his most recent anthology of plays, Martini With A Twist. He has served on the board...
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Title:The Ancient Comedians and the Influence They Had on Contemporary Theatre: and the Influence They…Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.45 inPublished:December 1, 2014Publisher:Playwrights Canada PressLanguage:English

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