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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The plays of Terence have been highly evaluated not only for their di 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.

I will say I absolutely loved the introduction, and that alone made this translation worth reading. Published November 25th by Penguin Classics first published Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

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The Comedies

Want to Read saving…. All of the six plays Terence wrote have survived. Terence is atofmentador 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, Terence weaves a complicated web in each play that is all the more dazzling as it’s functions are slowly revealed. Sonam Patel rated it really liked it Dec 02, Musaranya rated it liked it Atormentadoor 18, Charles rated it liked it Feb 27, Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

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Ivana zderic rated it it was amazing Nov 11, AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Spanish translation Original Language: Trivia About The Comedies.


Jul 10, Melissa Winterman rated it really liked it. Offensive Comedy reminds us that the world stands on absurdities.

Without comparing it to the original Latin it is hard to judge Radice’s translation, but wtormentador reads smoothly and is well accompanied atormfntador her useful introductory sections. 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.

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 nismo to everyone’s apparent satisfaction.

Terence is still a good read and when it comes to Roman Comedy he is the latter half of the two pillars; so you might as well spend some time leaning on him. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

The Comedies by Terence

They are also entertaining ee read on the page – with the exception of The Self-Tormentor Heauton Timorumenoswhich I found to be convoluted almost past the limit xi comprehensibility – and would probably be so on stage, although necessarily limited by the dramatic conventions of their theatrical origins. Different tempora, different mores, perhaps; but the urbane fluidity of these comedies only serves to reveal with greater clarity the unpleasant jaggedness of some of the rocks below their surface.

Oxford edition has all of the Terentian plays 6 along with introductory notes at the beginning of each one. No trivia or quizzes yet.


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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 20, David rated it liked it Shelves: While not everyone’s cup of tea, I found ‘The Comedies’ tobe entertaining, along with having some history in them. Alexis rated it it was ok Jul 09, atormenatdor Honestly, I enjoy Plautus much more. Despite a few typographical errors, this is a good edition of Terence’s collected works.

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Paperbackpages. The 10th century Hrotswitha of Gandersheimused Terence as a model for her plays. Refresh and try again.

Terence stuffs so much into his plays, if you aren’t paying undivided attention it’s genuinely hard to render his stream of writing cohesively in your head; even if you are familiar with all of the Roman troupes and stock characters frequently employed in the genre. Without comparing it to the Although I wouldn’t actually call any of Terence’s plays funny by my modern standards, they are much more elegantly crafted than those of Plautus and I find that his characteristic double plots lend themselves to a more interesting kind of comedy of errors.