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Amphitryon & Two Other Plays
     

Amphitryon & Two Other Plays

by Titus Maccius Plautus, Lionel Casson
 

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ISBN-10: 0393006018

ISBN-13: 9780393006018

Pub. Date: 09/17/1971

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

Plautus wrote upwards of fifty plays, of which twenty have survived.
This anthology includes his best plays and also seeks to give some idea of his range. His forte was farce, and these selections exemplify at least two of his favorite farcical devices: mistaken identity (Amphitryon) and the lecherous old codger (Casina). The Pot of Gold reveals what Plautus

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Plautus wrote upwards of fifty plays, of which twenty have survived.
This anthology includes his best plays and also seeks to give some idea of his range. His forte was farce, and these selections exemplify at least two of his favorite farcical devices: mistaken identity (Amphitryon) and the lecherous old codger (Casina). The Pot of Gold reveals what Plautus could do with the subtler humor to be evoked from character.

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ISBN-13:
9780393006018
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/17/1971
Series:
Norton Library Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.50(d)

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