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Four Comedies: The Braggart Soldier; the Brothers Menaechmus; the Haunted House; the Pot of Gold
     

Four Comedies: The Braggart Soldier; the Brothers Menaechmus; the Haunted House; the Pot of Gold

by Titus Maccius Plautus, Erich Segal (Editor)
 
The comedies printed here show him at his best, and Professor Segal's translations keep their fast, rollicking pace intact, making these the most readable and actable versions available.

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The comedies printed here show him at his best, and Professor Segal's translations keep their fast, rollicking pace intact, making these the most readable and actable versions available.

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"The translation is vivid and offers a sense of immediacy. Translations of this sort can bring classics to a much wider audience and show why classical literature is not only didactic but very enjoyable as well."—Ippokratis Kantzios, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192831088
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/26/1996
Series:
World's Classics Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
4.40(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Erich Segal is Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford. He was Professor Classics at Yale and is author of Roman Laughter, a study of Plautus. He also wrote Love Story.

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