Search:  
Back to The Ancient Comedians and What They Have to Say to Contemporary Playwrights
The Ancient Comedians and What They Have to Say to Contemporary Playwrights

The Ancient Comedians and What They Have to Say to Contemporary Playwrights



Clem Martini


Playwrights Canada Press

The Ancient Comedians explores the strategies used by the innovators who navigated the terrain thousands of years ago and made their mark on the craft.

 

Nobody invented a sense of humour; that’s inherent. People have always laughed, joked, and shared comic stories. What the ancient Greeks and Romans did, however, was develop ways to express that comic sensibility in the theatre. Useful for those writing comedy for the theatre today, The Ancient Comedians explores the strategies used by the innovators who navigated the terrain thousands of years ago and made their mark on the craft.

 

Clem Martini is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter, and novelist, an associate professor of drama at the University of Calgary, and a past president of the Playwrights Guild of Canada. He is a three-time winner of the Alberta Writers Guild Drama Prize, was a nominee of the Governor General’s Literary Award in Drama for A Three Martini Lunch, and the author of several novels for young adults, including the trilogy Feather and Bone: The Crow Chronicles.


  • List Price: $19.95 USD
  • Member Price: $14.00 USD
 
Want to save more?
Log into see if you qualify for a lower rate.
Members save $5.95 USD or more Join
978-1-77091-273-1
PAPERBACK
256pp
$19.95 USD
Back to Product Detail
There are not any reviews for this product.
1 - 0 of 0
select
1
1 - 0 of 0
select
1

0

Looking for TCG's Individual Member page? Click here.

If you have not registered for your username and password please contact Customer Service at 212-609-5900.

If you are not currently a member, find out more information about TCG's membership and affiliate programs.