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Aristophanes, often referred to as the Father of Comedy, wrote the world’s earliest surviving comic dramas. They’re stuffed full of parodies, songs, sexual jokes and surreal fantasy — and they’ve shaped how comedy’s been written and performed ever since. Mark Robinson shares a brief history of Aristophanes.
Lesson by Mark Robinson, directed by Anton Bogaty.
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