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Comedy and the rise of Rome

Author: Matthew Leigh
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an original study of the plays of the two great Roman comic playwrights Plautus and Terence in the context of political and economic change in Rome in the third and second centuries BC.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Titus Maccius Plautus; Terence; Terence; Titus Maccius Plautus; Plaute; Térence; Titus Maccius Plautus; Terence.; Titus Maccius Plautus; Publius Terentius Afer; Publius Terentius Afer; Titus Maccius Plautus
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Leigh
ISBN: 019926676X 9780199266760 9780199290284 0199290288
OCLC Number: 53392917
Description: xi, 241 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Plautus and Hannibal --
3. The Captivi and the Paradoxes of Postliminium --
4. City, Land, and Sea: New Comedy and the Discourse of Economics.
Responsibility: Matthew Leigh.
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Review from previous edition Students and scholars of Roman comedy will consult this book with great profit. It sheds refreshing light on the texts of Plautus and Terence ... All the Latin and Greek Read more...

 
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