Plautus: Amphitruo / Edition 1

Plautus: Amphitruo / Edition 1

by Plautus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521459974

ISBN-13: 9780521459976

Pub. Date: 07/28/2000

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is the first edition of Platus' Amphitruo to appear in English for approximately forty years. It contains introductory essays, Latin text and a line-by-line commentary. Students will find this an indispensable tool in reading and translating the play, which was enormously popular in antiquity and has inspired modern adaptations by Molière, Giraudoux and

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This is the first edition of Platus' Amphitruo to appear in English for approximately forty years. It contains introductory essays, Latin text and a line-by-line commentary. Students will find this an indispensable tool in reading and translating the play, which was enormously popular in antiquity and has inspired modern adaptations by Molière, Giraudoux and Harold Pinter, among others. Dr. Christenson makes use of both current critical approaches to theater and traditional classical scholarship to offer many new insights into this delightful comedy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521459976
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Series:
Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
791,814
Product dimensions:
4.84(w) x 7.32(h) x 0.79(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Plautus' life and times; 2. Roman comedy; 3. The play's the thing; 4. Background and sources; 5. Music, meter, and scansion; 6. Play without end; 7. Transmission of the text; T. MACCI PLAVTI AMPHITRVO; Commentary.

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