Examines Old Comedy's representation of the citizen in fifth-century democratic Athens.
Examines Old Comedy's representation of the citizen in fifth-century democratic Athens
Table of Contents
Introduction Conflicting Images of Democratic 1 (24)
Pericles and Cratinus's Dionysalexandros 25 (32)
Acting Out Fantasies
Acharnians and Comic Politics 57 (29)
``Everybody Wants to Make a Speech''
Cleon and Aristophanes on Fantasy and 86 (26)
Politics on the Margins
The Hetaireiai in 415 B.C. 112(27)
Politics of the Commons Revisited
Lysistrata and Frogs 139(32)
Dramatic Visions of Wealth and Youth
Assemblywomen, Wealth, and Their Modern 171(41)
Conclusion In Defense of Desire 212(11)