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Oxford Readings in Aristophanes

Oxford Readings in Aristophanes( )
Editor: Segal, Erich
Series title:Oxford Readings in Classical Studies
ISBN:978-0-19-872156-7
Publication Date:Aug 1996
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $155.00
Book Description:

A `must' for any serious student of Greek comedy. This book brings together for the first time all the most important recent work on Aristophanes, by a range of some of the best-known names in classics today, providing an ideal resource for study.

Book Details
Pages:356
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Ancient & Classical
Literary Criticism / Drama
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.265 x 8.346 x 1.014 Inches
Book Weight:1.298 Pounds
Author Biography
(Editor)
Erich Segal was a writer, educator, and screenwriter. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 16, 1937. He graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in 1958, a M.A. in 1959, and a Ph.D. in 1964.

Segal began a teaching career at Harvard University before moving to Yale University in 1964. He was also a visiting professor in classics at Princeton University and the University of Munich. He achieved international acclaim for his verse translations of Roman playwright Plautus and delivered papers before the American Philological Association and the American Comparative Literature Association.

Segal collaborated on the 1958 Harvard Hasty Pudding Club production and wrote several Hollywood screenplays, including the 1968 animated Beatles film, Yellow Submarine and A Change of Seasons. His most famous novel was Love Story, written in 1970. The book was made into a film in 1970. He received a Golden Globe Award and an Oscar nomination for his screenplay. His other novels include Oliver's Story, The Class, and Doctors. He died of a heart attack on January 17, 2010 at the age of 72.

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