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Published by Center for Hellenic Studies, Trustees for Harvard University, Distributed by Harvard University Press in Washington, D.C, Cambridge .
Written in English


  • Aristophanes,
  • Greek drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism,
  • Drama -- Chorus (Greek drama),
  • Dionysus (Greek deity) in literature,
  • Phallicism in literature

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Edition Notes

Statementby Anton Bierl ; translated by Alexander Hollmann.
SeriesHellenic studies -- 20
ContributionsHollmann, Alexander.
LC ClassificationsPA3166 .B5413 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24062655M
ISBN 109780674023734
LC Control Number2009039179

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