Plautus: The Comedies / Edition 1

Plautus: The Comedies / Edition 1

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by David R. Slavitt, David R. Slavitt
     
 

"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 generation.

Plays and translators:

Volume 1: Amphitryon, Constance Carrier. Miles Gloriosus, Erich

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Overview

"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 generation.

Plays and translators:

Volume 1: Amphitryon, Constance Carrier. Miles Gloriosus, Erich Segal. Captivi, Richard Moore. Casina, Richard Beacham. Curculio, Henry Taylor

Volume 2: Rudens, Constance Carrier. Aulularia, Palmer Bovie. Bacchides, James Tatum. Mercator, George Garrett. Truculentus, James Tatum

Johns Hopkins University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801850714
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1995
Series:
Complete Roman Drama in Translation
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
1,492,501
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.86(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Poet, novelist, and critic David R. Slavitt has published more than fifty books and teaches at the University of Pennsylvania. Palmer Bovie has published many translations of classical Roman literature, including The Georgics of Virgil and The Satires and Epistles of Horace.

Johns Hopkins University Press

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