Plautus: The Comedies, Volume II Epub ☆ Plautus: The


Plautus: The Comedies, Volume II You can find my general thoughts about Plautus here The Rope This play of reconciliation and reunion reminds me of Shakespeare s late plays especially The Tempest A storm starts the plot unfolding, and a daughter is reunited with her father, a husband is found, slaves are freed, etc Otherwise, this play is moderately entertaining but not a must read There is an interesting interlude by a fisherman about the struggles of the poor You can find my general thoughts about Plautus here The Rope This play of reconciliation and reunion reminds me of Shakespeare s late plays especially The Tempest A storm starts the plot unfolding, and a daughter is reunited with her father, a husband is found, slaves are freed, etc Otherwise, this play is moderately entertaining but not a must read There is an interesting interlude by a fisherman about the struggles of the poor The works of Plautus, writes Palmer Bovie, mark the real beginning of Roman literature In these lively new translations, which effectively communicate the vitality and verve of the originals, the plays of Plautus are accessible to a new generationPlays and translators VolumeAmphitryon, Constance Carrier Miles Gloriosus, Erich Segal Captivi, Richard Moore Casina, Richard Beacham Curculio, Henry TaylorVolumeRudens, Constance Carrier Aulularia, Palmer Bovie Bacchides, James Tatum Mercator, George Garrett Truculentus, James Tatum


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About the Author: Plautus

Titus Maccius Plautus c 254 184 BC , commonly known as Plautus, was a Roman playwright of the Old Latin period His comedies are the earliest works in Latin literature to have survived in their entirety He wrote Palliata comoedia, the genre devised by the innovator of Latin literature, Livius Andronicus The word Plautine refers to both Plautus s own works and works similar to or influenced by his.


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