By Mario Telò
Telò boldly lines Aristophanes’s upward thrust, mockingly, to the defeat of his play Clouds on the nice Dionysia of 423 BCE. shut readings of his revised Clouds and different works, reminiscent of Wasps, discover references to the sooner Clouds, offered by means of Aristophanes as his failed try to heal the viewers, who're mirrored within the performs as a type of dysfunctional father. during this proto-canonical narrative of failure, grounded within the detailed emotions of alternative comedian modes, Aristophanic comedy turns into forged as a prestigious item, a tender, protecting cloak intended to defend audience from the debilitating results of rivals’ comedies and fix a feeling of paternal accountability and authority. institutions among bothered fathers and therapeutic sons, among viewers and poet, are proven to be on the middle of the discourse that has formed Aristophanes’s canonical dominance ever since.
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Aristophanes and the Cloak of Comedy: Affect, Aesthetics, and the Canon by Mario Telò