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Plautus, Titus Maccius

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  • Studien zur Originalität der römischen Tragödieby Eckard Lefèvre

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 196.00

    The collected papers in this volume, many of them previously unpublished, demonstrate the politcial character of Roman tragedy and show that, during the Imperial period, panegyrics often shifted to opposition. more...

  • Plautus in Performanceby Niall W. Slater

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    Plautus was Ancient Rome's greatest comic playwright, Shakespeare drew heavily on his plots, and his legacy is prevalent throughout modern drama. In this expanded edition of his successful book, one of America's foremost Classical scholars introduces performance criticism to the study of Plautus' ancient drama. In addition to the original detailed... more...

  • Roman Laughterby Erich Segal

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    Times Literary Supplement . "It is refreshing to find Plautus examined for what he undeniably was--a theatrical phenomenon."-- Classical World . "We certainly need in English a book devoted to Plautus alone and here we have it."-- Phoenix . "Many readers will do as I have done: read Roman Laughter with enjoyment and profit."-- Classical Philology... more...

  • Das Komische bei Plautusby Gudrun Sander-Pieper

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 196.00

    This work is a comprehensive contribution on the dramatic comedy of the Roman comic playwright T. Maccius Plautus. From the starting point of a critical review of previous scholarship on Plautus and the most important works on dramatic comedy as a phenomenon in itself, the author develops her own model of the interplay between drama, comedy... more...

  • Plautine Trendsby Ioannis N. Perysinakis; Evangelos Karakasis

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    Plautine Trends brings together experts on Roman comedy in a collective volume, focusing on key issues of modern Plautine research: Plautus?s Greek models vs. Romanization, generic self-awareness vs. interactive innovation, comic staging, metatheatrical aspects, as well as questions of language, structure, socio-historical and philosophical... more...

  • Captiviby Plautus; David Christenson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 6.95

    The play Captivi provides an introduction to the world of Roman comedy from one of its best practitioners, Plautus. As with all Focus translations, the emphasis is on an inexpensive, readable edition that is close to the original, with an extensive introduction, notes and appendices. more...

  • Truculentusby Plautus; David Christenson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 6.95

    The play Truculentus provides an introduction to the world of Roman comedy from one of its best practitioners, Plautus. As with all Focus translations, the emphasis is on an inexpensive, readable edition that is close to the original, with an extensive introduction, notes and appendices. more...

  • Casinaby Plautus; David Christenson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 6.95

    The play Casina provides an introduction to the world of Roman comedy from one of its best practitioners, Plautus. As with all Focus translations, the emphasis is on an inexpensive, readable edition that is close to the original, with an extensive introduction, notes and appendices. more...

  • Language and Rhythm in Plautusby Benjamin Fortson

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 182.00

    This book consists of linguistic case-studies of selected features of the language and meter of Plautus. These phenomena are investigated for the light they can shed on the prosodic organization of Latin speech and the intersection between prosodic phonology and syntax; some are also placed in a broader comparative-historical context. Topics... more...

  • Slaves, Masters, and the Art of Authority in Plautine Comedyby Kathleen McCarthy

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 49.95 US$ 39.96

    What pleasures did Plautus' heroic tricksters provide their original audience? How should we understand the compelling mix of rebellion and social conservatism that Plautus offers? Through a close reading of four plays representing the full range of his work (Menaechmi, Casina, Persa, and Captivi), Kathleen McCarthy develops an innovative model... more...