David Konstan (essay date 1995)
SOURCE: Konstan, David. “Grouch.” In Greek Comedy and Ideology, pp. 93-106. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.
[In the following excerpt, Konstan analyzes Menander's uses of passionate love in the Dyskolos in order to comment on class conflict.]
Menandrean drama differs from the Old Comedy produced by Aristophanes and his contemporaries in its concentration on the domestic world, and above all on the vicissitudes of youthful passion—the passion, that is, of young men who are blocked by...
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