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- Mythic Heroes of Celtic Ireland
- The Celtic mythology of Ireland is best summarized as consisting of four broad cycles. This month's article deals with mythic Celtic mortals, figures who populate the stories in the second and third cycles below. Four Cycles of Irish Mythology Foundation...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
- The Mabinogion
- Welsh mythological prose finds its most enchanting breath in the Mabinogion, a collection of stories about the gods and goddesses of the Celtic Britons. More formally the work is known as the Four Branches of the Mabinogi. Although the full set of tales...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
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- The Literature of Classical Greece
- raucous jokes, and were intended to provoke laughter and to entertain.
- SATYR QUARTET
- Despite their comic elements, the satyr plays were created by the great tragic playwrights, not the comic playwrights.
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- other comic playwrights staged their dramas.
- ROMAN COMEDY
- But both comic playwrights—Plautus to a much greater extent than Terence—.
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- Theatre Review: “Olive and the Bitter Herbs”
- The end seems a bit rushed and neither the actors nor director Mark Brokaw (whose work here is otherwise very tight) appear quite to know how make it work.
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- Greek Plays and Playwrights
- We know the names of many dozens of Greek tragic and comic playwrights, but the works of only four authors have survived in their entirety.
- San Francisco Best Comic Playwright - Sean Owens - Best Of San
- Comments (0) Best Comic Playwright - 2006. Sean Owens.
- comedy: Definition, Synonyms from Answers.com
- Molière became the standard model proposed to subsequent comic playwrights.
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