16. Elegy and New Comedy

  1. Barbara K. Gold
  1. Sharon L. James B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118241165.ch16

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy

How to Cite

James, S. L. (2012) Elegy and New Comedy, in A Companion to Roman Love Elegy (ed B. K. Gold), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118241165.ch16

Editor Information

  1. Hamilton College, USA

Author Information

  1. UNC, Chapel Hill, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444330373

Online ISBN: 9781118241165

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Keywords:

  • aspects of production;
  • elegy and New Comedy;
  • social structures and sexual relations;
  • love, money, and social class;
  • meretrix of New Comedy;
  • marriage, generic goal of New Comedy;
  • reading comedy back into elegy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Social Structures and Sexual Relations

  • Love, Money, and Social Class in New Comedy

  • Love, Money, and Social Class in Elegy: Putting Poetry In

  • Reading Comedy Back into Elegy

  • Further Reading

  • Bibliography