Table of contents for Distorted ideals in Greek vase-painting : the world of mythological Burlesque / David Walsh.


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1. Introduction; 2. The dramatic, artistic, religious and social context of humour; 3. Strange beginnings; 4. Violating the sanctuary; 5. Ridiculing the gods; 6. Subverting the hero; 7. Distorted bodies; do the 'uglies' have the last laugh?; 8. Distribution: being in with the 'in-crowd'; 9. Final reflections: the world reversed.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Vase-painting, Greek.
Mythology, Greek, in art.
Wit and humor in art.
Parody in art.