By Peter Murphy
1964 brings clean demanding situations to Ben Schroeder, now a member of chambers headed by way of Bernard Wesley quality controls. A relationship couple were attacked at the banks of the River Ouse close to Ely. the inside track of thrashing, rape and homicide quickly turn into January's sensational headlines. Schroeder is named to help the defence yet lead quality controls, Martin Hardcastle, has a name that is going ahead of him. because the strain mounts, speak of alcoholism fills the court docket with Hardcastle's repeated absences and probably reckless activities risking the aid of his crew. And whilst a surprise choice is made, it really is left to Ben and his colleague, Jess, to accommodate the results. With the case drawing mass media cognizance and public opinion turning opposed to capital punishment, Schroeder needs to once more face the unfairness, scandal and corruption of the brutal court docket fact and its verdict at the destiny of a man's lifestyles.
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Philostr. VS p. 1. On the other hand, given that epigraphical proofs for the continued writing of comedy can be found, it is not intrinsically unbelievable that Antonios Diogenes wrote comedies. Other references to ‘tragedy’ and ‘comedy’ in May (1998). For the title ‘drama’ cf. Marini (1991). 13 A claim by a sophist (and thus by extension by Apuleius, who likewise claims to have written literary texts in all genres) to have written comedies or to know people who did so is not intrinsically incredible.
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. ). ) seems to mention performances of Plautus’ Amphitruo (Nat. 33). For evidence for the performance of Atellanae in Apuleius’ time: Steinmetz (1982: 347) (cf. above n. 6). 26 On the problem of reconstructing a performance programme for lack of evidence cf.
229). 44 Cf. n. 28 above. 45 For various attempts to date it cf. ) (already some Severan inXuence); J. B. Ward-Perkins (1976) in Stillwell, MacDonald, and Mcallister (1976: 779) (late Antonine period). 46 Cf. Bieber (1961: 237). 47 Cf. ) for some attempts. 48 Caputo (1959: 22, and plate 49, Wg. 83). ), cf. 21). ) suggests a hilarotragoedia such as Rhinthon’s plays as the source, but since he wrote it has been shown that the phlyax vases rather represent comedy than hilarotragoedia. Cf. Ch. 5 below.
A Matter for the Jury by Peter Murphy