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2008 Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 1585101559. Top corner of book slightly bent. Else fine.; This anthology contains English translations of four plays by one of the ... best practitioners of Roman comedy, Plautus. The plays Casina, Amphitryon, Captivi and Pseudolus provide an introduction to the world of Roman comedy. As with all Focus translations, the emphasis is on a handsomely produced, inexpensive, readable edition that is close to the original, with an extensive introduction, notes and appendices.; Focus Classical Library; 265 pages. Read more Show Less

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Four plays by Plautus in translation for courses in Roman civilization, Roman comedy, ancient drama, ancient comedy, as taught in departments of classics at colleges and universities.
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Christenson has offered readers a useful and informative edition of four Plautine plays in neutral, accessible English that, unlike some recent Plautus translations, reaches out to a wide modern audience, both classicist and general, both in Anglophone countries and elsewhere in the world. Within the range of Plautus translations as currently available, this is certainly a most welcome contribution. Christenson's thematical focus on some of Plautus' more serious plays, in which he seems almost like a social critic, is interesting and provides food for thought.

- Vincent Hunink, Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2009.07.03

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781585101559
  • Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/1/2008
  • Series: Focus Classical Library
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author


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 "Plautus: Casina, Amphitryon, Captivi, Pseudolus," both for Focus Publishing. In 2011-12, he will be a Loeb Classical Library Foundation Fellow.
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