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Menander, Plautus, Terence

W. Geoffrey Arnott

Menander, Plautus, Terence

by W. Geoffrey Arnott

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classical drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    StatementW. Geoffrey Arnott.
    SeriesGreece and Rome
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p. ;
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23747257M

    Menander’s plays were revived in Athens after his death and some of them were adapted for the Roman stage by Plautus and Terence, through whom they strongly influenced light drama from the Renaissance onwards. Titus Maccius Plautus was born in Sarsina, Umbria, in about BC, and was originally named, after his father, Titus. Little is known Reviews: 3. Masters of Ancient Comedy; Selections From: Aristophanes, Menander, Plautus [and] Terence by Lionel (editor & translator) Casson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    To make a study of Plautus and Terence without looking back to the origin of comedy is impossible. Comedy did not begin with the Romans, but was principally of Greek origin. The comedies of Plautus and Terence, in truth, are but translations, or at best, adaptations from Greek originals such as the plays of : C. Ruth Ford. Terence Theatre complete Terence flourished in the second century BC and was a prosperous Roman playwright and the initiator of European comic drama. His plays are inspired if not wholly copied from Greek poets like Menander and others. This edition is the collection of his six plays/5.

    Terence, Latin in full Publius Terentius Afer (born c. bc, Carthage, North Africa [now in Tunisia]—died ? bc, in Greece or at sea), after Plautus the greatest Roman comic dramatist, the author of six verse comedies that were long regarded as models of pure Latin. Terence’s plays form the basis of the modern comedy of manners/5(). Looking for books by Plautus? See all books authored by Plautus, including Four Comedies: The Braggart Soldier, The Brothers Menaechmus, The Haunted House, The Pot of Gold (Oxford World's Classics), and Five Comedies: Miles Gloriosus, Menaechmi, Bacchides, Hecyra and Adelphoe (Hackett Publishing Co.), and more on


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This new anthology brings Menander four essential masterworks of the genre: Aristophanes' bold, imaginative The Birds; Menander's The Girl from Samos, which explores popular contemporary Terence book of mistaken identity and sexual misbehavior; and two later Roman comic plays: Plautus's The Brothers Menaechmus, the inspiration for Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors; and Terence's /5(3).

Oxford Readings in Menander, Plautus, and Terence book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book documents the origins of moder /5(5). Plays and Fragments By Menander Introduction by Norma Plautus profoundly influential upon both Roman playwrights such as Plautus and Terence, and the wider Western tradition – may be regarded as the first true comedies of manners.

Also by Menander. See all books by Menander. About Menander. Menander ( BC) was the most distinguished. Segal’s Oxford Readings are a comprehensive study of the three best known authors of the Greek Nea and its Latin counterpart, the Palliata: Menander, Plautus, and Terence.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Erich Segal. Plautus Aristophanes Menander's New Comedy. The only surviving ancient Roman plays are the 21 comedies (one only in fragments) by Plautus listed by Varro as authentic, six comedies by Terence, ten tragedies by Seneca in the first century CE, and one comedy from the fifth century CE.

This new anthology brings together four essential masterworks of the genre: Aristophanes' bold, imaginative The Birds; Menander's The Girl from Samos, which explores popular contemporary themes of mistaken identity and sexual misbehavior; and two later Roman comic plays: Plautus's The Brothers Menaechmus, the inspiration for Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors; and Terence's Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

About Terence. Terence (c. BC) was born at Carthage of Libyan parentage, and was brought to Rome as a young slave. More about Terence. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

This collection brings together the greatest works of Classical comedy, with two early Greek plays: Aristophanes' bold, imaginative Birds, and Menander's The Girl from Samos, which explores popular contemporary themes of mistaken identity and sexual misbehaviour; and two later Roman comic plays: Plautus' The Brothers Menaechmus - the original comedy of errors - and Terence's bawdy yet sophisticated double love-plot, The Eunuch/5(3).

All the extant plays of Plautus and Terence have at least a bit part in this book, which seeks to expose the authors' fabulous artificiality and artifice, while playing along with their differing but interrelated poses of generic by: texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

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Geoffrey (William Geoffrey), Menander, Plautus, Terence. This book documents the origins of modern comedy by examining the evolution of New Comedy, the Greek genre of which the works of Menander are the only surviving example.

It looks at the quiet domestic dramas of Menander, the farces of Plautus, and the comedies of Terence. An authoritative Introduction sets the papers, which are by leading experts in their field, in context and explores. terial regarding specific references to Menander in both Terence and Plautus.

Friedrich Leo's Plautinische Forschungen, Berlin,is valuable for the individual topics "Monologue", "Pro­ logues", and "Dimidiate Menander", which this thesis considers in its discussion.

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Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. This book documents the origins of modern comedy by examining the evolution of 'New Comedy', the Greek genre of which the works of Menander are the only surviving.

'The strength of Oxford Readings in Menander, Plautus, and Terence lies inits reader-friendly character. The volume brings together twenty-oneoutstanding articles on Greek and Roman comedy and makes them accessible to thenon-specialist a fine book for use in introductory courses and will no doubtbe welcomed by students and teachers alike.'Dorota Dutsch, University of California at Santa.Classical Comedy by Aristophanes,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(45).Penguin Books Limited.

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