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The rope, and other plays.

Author: Titus Maccius Plautus; E F Watling
Publisher: [Baltimore] Penguin Books [1964]
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The plays of Plautus are the earliest complete works of Latin literature we possess. Plautus adapted for the amusement of Roman audiences the Greek New Comedy of the fourth century. His wit is clever and satirical and his entertaining portrayal of slaves firmly set the style for the 'low' characters of Elizabethan comedy, of Molière, and many others.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Titus Maccius Plautus; Titus Maccius Plautus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Titus Maccius Plautus; E F Watling
OCLC Number: 676527
Description: 284 pages 18 cm.
Contents: Introduction.--The ghost (Mostellaria)--The rope (Rudens)--A Three dollar day (Trinummus)--Amphitryo.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Translated by E.F. Watling.

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The plays of Plautus are the earliest complete works of Latin literature we possess. Plautus adapted for the amusement of Roman audiences the Greek New Comedy of the fourth century. His wit is clever and satirical and his entertaining portrayal of slaves firmly set the style for the 'low' characters of Elizabethan comedy, of Molière, and many others.

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