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On the Truculentus. by Robinson Ellis

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Published by s.n. in [United Kingdom? .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Plautus, Titus Maccius.,
  • Latin drama (Comedy)

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationp.[256]-266 ;
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18523831M

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Genre/Form: Drama: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Plautus, Titus Maccius. Truculentus. Lugduni Batavorum, A.W. Sijthoff, (OCoLC)   Truculentus (Classics To Go) View larger image. By: Maccus Plautus. Read Now. Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with your device, visit the Help Center. Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members Pages: Title: Truculentus, or The Churl (English); Authors: Titus Maccius Plautus, Henry Thomas Riley; Publisher: Perseus Digital Library; Print Publication Date: The Truculentus is one of those Plautine plays that has attracted highly divergent judgments. As Cicero tells us (Cato 50), Plautus himself was very pleased with this comedy, which he had written in his old age, like the Pseudolus ; this positive assessment, shared by many Renaissance scholars, also predominates today.

  Stichus. Three-Dollar Day. Truculentus. The Tale of a Traveling-Bag. Fragments by Plautus, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Truculentus. The Tale of a Traveling-Bag. Fragments. Plautus Edited and translated by Wolfgang de Melo. Add to Cart Product Details. HARDCOVER. $ • £ • € ISBN Publication Date: 04/29/ Loeb. Find at a Library» Cite This Book. T. Maccius Plautus, Truculentus, or The Churl Henry Thomas Riley, Ed. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. Od. ", "denarius") All Search Options [view abbreviations] Home Collections/Texts Perseus Catalog Research Grants Open Source About Help. Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. Click anywhere in the line to jump to another. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Truculentus is a comedic Latin play by the early Roman playwright Titus Maccius Plautus. Following the relationships between prostitutes and their customers, it contains perhaps Plautus's most cynical depiction of human nature in comparison with his other surviving plays.

Books, Toys, Games and much more. In Truculentus, prostitutes snare all of the men in the play; in Bacchides, the victims include fathers and sons. In Casina, Plautus creates a fantasy that turns traditional social and sexual roles upside down. The plays' mordant, cynical treatment of the normal plots and casts of Roman comedy, their dark Price: $ In Truculentus, prostitutes snare all of the men in the play; in Bacchides, the victims include fathers and sons. In Casina, Plautus creates a fantasy that turns traditional social and sexual roles upside down. The plays' mordant, cynical treatment of the normal plots and casts of Roman comedy, their dark humor rooted in homosexuality, oedipal Format: Paperback. A comprehensive survey of Roman theatrical production, this book examines all aspects of Roman performance practice, and provides fresh insights on the comedies of Plautus and Terence. And you won’t get the last word about Stratilax a.k.a. Truculentus until you read the section “Countrification in Truculentus in Chapter 3 (“Equivocation and Other Ambiguities,” ). The title of the play remains the same, and maybe even the moral that I once drew from it—it’s a disturbing work by a playwright at his most savage.