Slaves, Masters, and the Art of Authority in Plautine Comedy. (eBook, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Slaves, Masters, and the Art of Authority in Plautine Comedy.

Author: McCarthy, Kathleen.
Publisher: Princeton University Press 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What pleasures did Plautus' heroic tricksters provide their original audience? How should we understand the compelling mix of rebellion and social conservatism that Plautus offers? Through a close reading of four plays representing the full range of his w.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Titus Maccius Plautus; Titus Maccius Plautus
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: McCarthy, Kathleen.
ISBN: 1282087142 9781282087149 9786612087141 6612087145 1400824702 9781400824700
OCLC Number: 824153364
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (248 pages)
Contents: Preface; Abbreviations and Conventions; CHAPTER I: The Crowded House; CHAPTER II: The Ties That Bind: Menaechmi; CHAPTER III: Love's Labour's Lost: Casina; CHAPTER IV: A Kind of Wild Justice: Persa; CHAPTER V: Truth Is the Best Disguise: Captivi; CONCLUSION: The Slave's Image in the Master's Mind; Works Cited; Index of Plautine Passages; General Index

Abstract:

What pleasures did Plautus' heroic tricksters provide their original audience? How should we understand the compelling mix of rebellion and social conservatism that Plautus offers? Through a close reading of four plays representing the full range of his w.

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