compositon of the Pseudolus of Plautus ... by John Newbold Hough

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Published by Lancaster Press, inc.] in [Lancaster, Pa .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Plautus, Titus Maccius,
  • Comedy

Edition Notes

Thesis (Ph. D.)--Princeton University, 1931.

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Statementby John Newbold Hough.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA6568.P8 H6 1931
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 109 p.
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6769638M
LC Control Number32002768
OCLC/WorldCa10147732

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This book contains the latin text of Plautus's Pseudolus, with a detailed introduction including sections on Greek new comedy, figures of language and thought and the presentation of the text. The edition also includes a bibliography, extensive notes and and a metrical synopsis.5/5(1).

Pseudolus book. Read 27 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Pseudolus is a play by the ancient Roman playwright Titus Maccius is one of the earliest examples of Roman play begins with the shortest prologue of any of the known plays of Plautus, though it is not known whether Plautus wrote this prologue himself or if it was added n by: Plautus.

Pseudolus, by Roman playwright Titus Maccius Plautus, was written in BCE. Like other Roman plays, Pseudolus would have been performed in temporary theaters during religious festivals. Though Plautus himself was not born in Rome—little is known about him, but it is thought he was born in the northern Italian town of Sarsina—his plays.

Pseudolus is a play by the ancient Roman playwright Titus Maccius is one of the earliest examples of Roman play begins with the shortest prologue of any of the known plays of Plautus, though it is not known whether Plautus wrote this prologue himself or if it was added later.

Pseudolus by Titus Maccius Plautus,University Press edition, in Latin. Pseudolus was written by Titus Maccius Plautus and is one of the oldest plays that survives from ancient play begins with a warning that it’s long. After that, the story opens with two. The Pseudolus of Plautus Item Preview remove-circle Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Appendices: A. The development of constructions as illustrated by PlautusB. Plautus and the Romance languages. Pseudolus by Titus Maccius Plautus, unknown edition, Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and Discussion of themes and motifs in Plautus' Pseudolus.

eNotes critical analyses help you gain a deeper understanding of Pseudolus so you can excel on your essay or test. Pseudolus of all Plautus' comedies most fully reveals its author's metapoetics. As its eponymous clever slave telegraphs his every move to spectators, Pseudolus highlights the aesthetic, social, and performative priorities of Plautine comedy: brilliant linguistic play, creative appropriation of comic tradition, interrogation of convention and social norms, the projection of an air of.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Plautus, Titus Maccius. Pseudolus of Plautus. Cambridge: University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. The play Pseudolus provides an introduction to the world of Roman comedy from one of its best practitioners, Plautus.

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– BC, are the earliest Latin works to. Olaf Latin Play MMI. Click here to download a slideshow from the production of Plautus’ Pseudolus. Titus Maccius Plautus (c. B.C.) composed over comedies in Latin, adapting them from Greek originals. His source for Pseudolus is unknown. We do know that the play was first performed in Rome in April, B.C.

during the Megalesian festival. pseudolus Who would be more audacious than myself, if I dared to do such an action. Well, Simo, if we are thus in collusion, or have ever arranged any plan, do you mark me quite all over with elm-tree stri just as when letters are written in a book with a reed.

Within the range of Plautus translations as currently available, this is certainly a most welcome contribution. Christenson's thematical focus on some of Plautus' more serious plays, in which he seems almost like a social critic, is interesting and provides food for thought.

- Vincent Hunink, Bryn Mawr Classical Review Reviews: 1. SIMIA an impostor; helps Pseudolus. Staging. The stage represents a street in Athens.

On the street there are three houses; the one on our left belongs to Callipho, the one in the middle to Simo, and the one on the right to Ballio. To our left the street leads to the harbor and to our right to the city center.

Plautus (Titus Maccius), born about BCE at Sarsina in Umbria, went to Rome, engaged in work connected with the stage, lost his money in commerce, then turned to writing -one plays by Plautus have survived (one is incomplete).

The basis of all is a free translation from comedies by such writers as Menander, Diphilus, and Philemon. CUP () p/b pp £ (ISBN ) This commentary on Pseudolus (in the Green and Yellow series) is the first since M.M. Willcock’s admirable (but naturally smaller scale) edition of for Bristol Classical Press.

It opens with a long Introduction: (1) Plautus the Playwright: this shows us how little we know about him: his life is traditionally dated from to BC, in. Pseudolus. himself in the prologues, the term Plautina fibula, “Plautine play” (l. 2), seems to be a phrase used by later generations to refer to our author’s comedies, as in the prologue to the Casina (l.

12), which was clearly written after the death of Plautus. The plot of the Pseudolus shows striking similarities to both the Curculio and the Bacchides.

About Plautus: Pseudolus. Pseudolus, the most Plautine of Plautus' plays, is his may be better constructed, Bacchides more Menandiran, Casina more broadly funny, but for the special qualities of Plautus: wit, vigour, invention, the charm of low life characters, Pseudolus is supreme.

M.M. Willcock's edition, the first in English for over fifty years, remains one of the most. Looking for books by Plautus.

See all books authored by Plautus, including Four Comedies: The Braggart Soldier, The Brothers Menaechmus, The Haunted House, The Pot of Gold (Oxford World's Classics), and Five Comedies: Miles Gloriosus, Menaechmi, Bacchides, Hecyra and Adelphoe (Hackett Publishing Co.), and more on The comedies of Plautus, who brilliantly adapted Greek plays for Roman audiences c.

BCE, are the earliest Latin works to survive complete and cornerstones of the European theatrical tradition from Shakespeare and Molière to modern times. Twenty-one of his plays are extant. A major comic artist in Republican Rome, Plautus left a legacy of twenty extremely inventive comedies.

Ostensibly Latin versions of Greek plays staged in Athens several generations earlier, they display an exuberance and zany sense of humor that are distinctly Roman. Peter L. Smith here offers. Titus Maccius Plautus (; c. – BC), commonly known as "Plautus", was a Roman playwright of the Old Latin period.

His comedies are the earliest surviving intact works in Latin wrote Palliata comoedia, the genre devised by the innovator of Latin literature, Livius word Plautine refers to both Plautus's own works and works similar to or influenced by his.

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One of the supreme comic writers of the Roman world, Plautus (c BC), skilfully adapted classic Greek comic models to the manners and customs of his day. This collection features a varied selection of his finest plays, from the light-hearted comedy Pseudolus, in which the lovesick Calidorus and his slave try to liberate his lover from her pimp, to the more subversive The Prisoners.

lines of unadapted Latin text from eleven Plautus plays: Asinaria –, Amphitruo –, Captiui –36, Casina – and –18, Cistellaria –29, Curculio –86, Menaechmi 77– and –69, Poenulus 1–45 and –66, Pseudolus 1–2 and –, Rudens –, and Truculentus –; Notes at the.

Excerpt from The Pseudolus of Plautus The Text of this edition is in the main that of Ussing, towvhose edition as also that of Lorenz I am considerably indebted for notes and references. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic Rating: % positive.Plautus: Pseudolus, Paperback by Christenson, David (EDT), ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive.Plautus was Ancient Rome's greatest comic playwright, Shakespeare drew heavily on his plots, and his legacy is prevalent throughout modern drama.

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