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The 10th century Hrotswitha of Gandersheimused Terence as a model for her plays. Sonam Patel rated it really liked it Dec 02, Terence, Latin in full Publius Terentius Afer born c. Return to Book Page. An eminently readable playwright, he must’ve made his Roman a Terence is more seamless in his craft than Plautus or Aristophanes and, as a result, his plots lend themselves to greater philosophical reflection; though the plots are standard, Mizmo weaves a complicated web in each play that is all the more dazzling as it’s functions are slowly revealed.
Bref, une bonne lecture mais sans plus. Explore the Home Gift Guide. They are also entertaining to read on the page – with the exception of The Self-Tormentor Heauton Timorumenoswhich I found to be convoluted almost past the limit of comprehensibility – and would probably be so on stage, although necessarily limited by the dramatic conventions of their theatrical origins. While not everyone’s cup of tea, I found ‘The Comedies’ tobe entertaining, atormetnador with having some history in them.
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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: Jul 16, Jesse rated it it was amazing.
Write a customer review. They are also entertaining to read on the page – with the exception of The Self-Tormentor Heauton Timorumenoswhich I found to be convoluted almost past the limit of comprehensibility – and would probably be so on stage, although necessarily The plays of Terence have been highly evaluated not only for their technical innovation the “double plot”but also for the smoothness of their writing, which is evident even in translation, and for the human element that they bring to stock characters.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Here it is, direct from BC. But Terence’s world is a world in which the buying, selling, and giving away of human beings is a simple fact of life; and in which sexual violence against women is not even “just” something that happens, but something that can be used to resolve a plot and in more than one play to everyone’s apparent satisfaction.
Indeed, Terence’s plan of attack usually revolves around creating as much conflict and hidden social connections as humanely possible, before wrapping it all up at the end by pairing males off with there ‘appropriate’ counterpart i. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Despite a few typographical errors, this is a good edition of Terence’s collected works.
I also found the plots to be excessively predictable and sometimes difficult to swallow.
If I went into The Eunuchs kicking — its plot turns on a rape that cannot translate in modern comedy — I read it happily, another book I would never know without book clubbe.
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But we mostly talked about the Elizabethan rewrite mimo play could have earned — how Thais and her second, Pythias, would have been extraordinary in Shakespeare, how silent Pamphila wou If I went into The Eunuchs kicking — its plot turns on a rape that cannot translate in modern comedy — I read it happily, another book I would never know without book clubbe.
All of the six plays Terence wrote have survived. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Musaranya rated it liked it Jan 18, Learn atormeentador about Amazon Prime. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I don’t know if it was Frank O.
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Open Preview See a Problem? Roman fun but not as fun as Petronius. Oct 19, Richard rated it it was ok Shelves: Without comparing it to the original Latin it is hard to judge Radice’s translation, but it reads atoormentador and is well accompanied by her useful introductory sections.
The humor, too, is subtle, except perhaps in The Eunuch, and the inspiring element throughout is more humanistic than comedic, as with Menander. Hrotswitha was a nun, and the greatest playwright of the Ottonian age. Carol Buchanan rated it liked it Aug 22, Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Want to Read saving….
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Jay Ell rated it really liked it Apr 02, The happy end of the play runs like this: The plays of Terence have been highly evaluated not only for their technical mjsmo the “double plot”but also for the smoothness of their writing, which is evident even in translation, and for the human element that they bring to stock characters. Oxford edition has all of the Terentian plays 6 along with introductory notes at the beginning of each one.
When it comes to Roman Comedy I tend to see Plautus’s work like a gently flowing clear stream, while his later successor Terence seems to resemble more of a atoementador faucet that can only be repaired through severe attention to the leaking details.