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The comedies of Terence.

Publius Terentius Afer

The comedies of Terence.

by Publius Terentius Afer

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Published by Lackington, Allen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terence -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    Book-plate: Henry Louis Menchen.

    StatementTranslated into familiar blank verse, by George Colman.
    GenreTranslations into English.
    ContributionsColman, George, 1732-1794, tr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6756.A1 C6 1802
    The Physical Object
    Pagination492 p.
    Number of Pages492
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6730854M
    LC Control Number29016626
    OCLC/WorldCa1724755

    Terence: Terence's comedies: translated into English, together with the original Latin, from the best editions, on the opposite pages: also critical and explanatory notes to which is prefixed a dissertation on the life and writings of Terence: containing an enquiry into the rise and progress of dramatic poetry in Greece and Rome, with. Terence (? BC) was the outstanding comic playwright of his generation at Rome and one of the founding fathers of European comic drama. His plays have been imitated by authors as diverse as the nun Hrothswitha in the tenth century and P. G. Wodehouse in the twentieth.

    The works of Terence have been part of the world's heritage of dramatic literature for more than two thousand years--and they are still being staged and enjoyed. In English translations that achieve a lively readability without sacrificing the dramatic and comic impact of the original Latin, this volume presents all six comedies: The Girl from. Author by: Terence Languange: en Publisher by: Hackett Publishing Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 10 Total Download: File Size: 54,6 Mb Description: The play Adelphoe provides an introduction to the world of Roman comedy from one of its best practitioners, with all Focus translations, the emphasis is on an inexpensive, readable edition that is close to the.

    The Comedies of Terence by Publius Terentius Afer, unknown edition, , Anchor Books Paperback in English - 1st edition aaaa. Checked Out. Download for print-disabled Add another edition? The Comedies of Terence — First published in Subjects. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. The comedies of Terence by Terence, author. Publication date Topics Terence -- Translations into English, Terence, Terence Publisher Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill.


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In his romantic play, The Girl from Andros, Terence portrays a love affair saved by a startling s: 8. Including in this book are the major comedies: The Fair Andrian, The Mother-In-Law, The Self-Tormentor, The Eunuch, The Tricks of Phormio and The Brothers. A close reading of Terence is a fine corrective to any idea that may still be current, about the glory that was Greece and grandeur that was Rome during the Hellenistic period.

Buy a cheap copy of Comoediae book by Terence. 'I thought you'd do what the common run of slaves normally do, cheating and tricking me because my son's having an affair.'Terence's comedies have provided plots Free shipping over $ Genre/Form: Translations Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Terence.

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This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can. Like Plautus, Terence adapted Greek plays from the late phases of Attic e wrote in a simple conversational Latin, pleasant and direct.

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Terence achieved in his brief twenty-six years a standard of stylistic perfection and artistic restraint that ranked him, along with Plautus, as the greatest of the Roman comic playwrights. He was, at the very least, a gifted translator and adaptor, having used Greek New Comedies as the basis for all six of his extant plays.

In English translations that achieve a lively readability without sacrificing the dramatic and comic impact of the original Latin, this volume presents all six comedies: The Girl from Andros (Andria), The Self-Tormentor (Heautontimorumenos), The Eunuch (Eunouchus), Phormios, The Brothers (Adelphoe), and Her Husband's Mother (Hecyra)."Terence's comedies sparkle and delight."--Tina Howe.

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