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Plautus, Titus Maccius

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  • 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...

  • Studien zur Originalität der römischen Tragödieby Eckard Lefèvre

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 114.99

    Die Beiträge zur Altertumskunde enthalten Monographien, Sammelbände, Editionen, Übersetzungen und Kommentare zu Themen aus den Bereichen Klassische, Mittel- und Neulateinische Philologie, Alte Geschichte, Archäologie, Antike Philosophie sowie Nachwirken der Antike bis in die Neuzeit. Dadurch leistet die Reihe einen umfassenden Beitrag zur Erschließung... more...

  • Roman Laughterby Erich Segal

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 57.99

    "Mr. Segal has performed the by no means trifling task of making [Plautus's] achievement credible and understandable."-- 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."--... more...

  • Das Komische bei Plautusby Gudrun Sander-Pieper

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 196.00

    Im Mittelpunkt dieser Plautus-Interpretation steht die Besonderheit Plautinischer Dramaturgie, die von der Autorin auf der Grundlage eines methodisch neuen Ansatzes erarbeitet wird. Ausgehend von den Leitgedanken einer seit über 2000 Jahren geführten Diskussion um das Phänomen des Komischen wird zunächst ein eigenes, in dieser Form noch nicht... 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...

  • Plautine Trendsby Ioannis N. Perysinakis; Evangelos Karakasis

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    Plautine Trends: Studies in Plautine Comedy and its Reception , a collective volume published as a Festschrift in honour of Prof. D. Raios (University of Ioannina), aims to contribute to the current, intense discussion on Plautine drama and engage with most of the topics which lie at the forefront of recent scholarship on ‘literary Plautus’.... more...

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

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 52.50 US$ 47.77

    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$ 25.95

    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...