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Plautus, Titus Maccius

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  • T. Maccius Plautus. Cistellariaby Walter Stockert

    C.H. Beck 2012; US$ 76.82

    Die «Cistellaria» des Plautus ist die römische Bearbeitung einer berühmten Komödie Menanders. Im Zentrum der Handlung steht hier eine junge Frau, die als Baby ausgesetzt wurde und seither im Prostituiertenmilieu lebt. Sie wird von ihren Eltern, reichen Bürgern Sikyons, wiedergefunden und darf nun ihren vornehmen Liebhaber heiraten.   Biographische... 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...

  • Plautusby Eckard Lefèvre

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 70.20

    Hauptbeschreibung Plautus hat (wohl im Jahr 189 v. Chr.) 'Die Schwestern Bacchis' nach dem (verlorenen) Vorbild 'Der Doppelbetrüger' von Menander gedichtet. Seit 1968 kann eine längere Partie aus dem Original verglichen werden. Die Untersuchung zeigt, daß Plautus die griechische Weltanschauungskomödie in ein turbulentes Hetärenstück verwandelt hat,... more...

  • Roman Laughterby Erich Segal

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 49.99

    This reissue of a book in English devoted to the work of the Roman comedy writer (c. 254 - 184 BC) includes a new preface and additional appendices covering the plays 'Amphitryon' and 'Captivi'. more...

  • Das Komische bei Plautusby Gudrun Sander-Pieper

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 182.00

    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 and tension.... more...

  • Menaechmiby Plautus; David Christenson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 6.95

    The play Menaechmi 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...

  • Die »Mostellaria« des Plautus im Unterrichtby Hans-Joachim Glücklich

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2005; US$ 15.28

    Die völlig neu bearbeitete Consilia-Ausgabe erschließt die bereits seit 1998 verfügbare und vielfach erfolgreich eingesetzte 4. Auflage des Exempla-Heftes zur Mostellaria des Plautus. Neben einem instruktiven Überblick zu lohnenden Interpretationsgesichtspunkten und einer Darstellung für den Unterricht relevanter neuer methodischer und didaktischer... more...

  • Language and Rhythm in Plautusby Benjamin Fortson

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 147.00

    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 discussed... more...

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

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 45.00

    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...

  • Rome and the Mysterious Orientby Plautus

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95

    Still funny after two thousand years, the Roman playwright Plautus wrote around 200 B.C.E., a period when Rome was fighting neighbors on all fronts, including North Africa and the Near East. These three plays?originally written for a wartime audience of refugees, POWs, soldiers and veterans, exiles, immigrants, people newly enslaved in the wars, and... more...