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By George Orwell

George Bowling, the hero of this comedian novel, is a middle-aged coverage salesman who lives in a typical English suburban row condo with a spouse and young ones. someday, after successful a few funds from a gamble, he is going again to the village the place he grew up, to fish for carp in a pool he recalls from thirty years ahead of. The pool, unluckily, is long gone, the village has replaced past attractiveness, and the relevant occasion of his vacation is an unintentional bombing by way of the RAF.

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212, Dig. 37 pr. Cf. —Evidence for the performance of whole plays: Under Nero, Afranius’ Incendium, a togata, was performed (Suet. 2), and tragic and comic performances of unspeciWed plays are mentioned (Leppin (1992: 25f. with n. 8): Apul. Flor. 4; Tert. Spect. 7; Nat. ; Novat. Spect. 7; Aug. Civ. 8; Claud. ); On imperial tragedy performances cf. ). ); Weismann (1972: 46)). , 1616, 1637, 1870, 4555, 5417, 8564, 8581 mention the name Menedemerumenus, perhaps a calque of Menedemus and Heautontimoroumenos—Jocelyn (1988: 60 n.

Or p. ); fabulae togatae and Atellanae are more to his taste for their verbal experimentations. 91 86 Terence’s name occurs only in a conjecture p. 133 (in the Letter to M. Antoninus de eloquentia), where the text reads ‘sublimis Lucretius, mediocris Pacuvius’, and Warren, cited in van den Hout (1988), would like to read, ‘sublimis Lucretius, mediocris, Pacuvius ’ (‘Lucretius is sublime, Terence mediocre, Pacuvius verbose’); an unnecessary intrusion into the text, possibly inspired by a similar wording in Gell.

No pantomime libretto is extant. On pantomimes as primarily responsible for the widespread knowledge of tragedy plots amongst the masses cf. ). 11 Rohde (1914: 270 n. 2-1876: 251 n. g. Antonios Diogenes, cf. Photios cod. ). g. Antonios Diogenes’ novel ‘dramatic’, äæÆìÆôØŒüí, (cod. 166. 109a7, cf. 111b30), cf. Rohde (1914: 376 with n. 1 ¼ 1876: 350 n. 1). Dramatic elements may be found in the novels, and in the case of Antonios Diogenes it seems that the same author claims to have composed works of both genres, which may either refer to his novel itself, or to the composing of drama besides the novel.

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