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Plautus, Titus Maccius

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  • Plautusby Eckard Lefèvre

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 62.14

    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...

  • T. Maccius Plautus. Cistellariaby Walter Stockert

    C.H. Beck 2012; US$ 66.15

    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...

  • Studien zur Originalität der römischen Tragödieby Eckard Lefèvre

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    The collected papers in this volume, many of them previously unpublished, demonstrate the politcial character of Roman tragedy and show that, during the Imperial period, panegyrics often shifted to opposition.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

  • Plautine Trendsby Ioannis N. Perysinakis; Evangelos Karakasis

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    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...

  • 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... more...

  • Truculentusby Plautus; David Christenson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 6.95

    David Christenson (Ph.D. Harvard University) is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Arizona. He is the author of several books including Roman Comedy: Five Plays by Plautus and Terence and Casina, Amphitryon, Captivi, Pseudolus, both for Focus Publishing. In 2011-12, he was a Loeb Classical Library Foundation Fellow. 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... 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...