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Eupolis, Poet of Old Comedy$
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Ian C. Storey

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780199259922

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259922.001.0001

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The ‘War’ between the Poets

The ‘War’ between the Poets

(p.278) 4 The ‘War’ between the Poets
Eupolis, Poet of Old Comedy

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This chapter begins by comparing Eupolis and Aristophanes, the latter being the only extant poet of Old Comedy. It differentiates the fragmentary remains of Eupolis from Aristophanes's. It discusses the effect of the production of Marikas on the ‘war’ between the poets. It examines the paracomedies created by Old Comedy poets.

Keywords:   Aristophanes, Poetae Novi, Marikas, paracomedy, Old Comedy

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