Comedy and the Rise of Rome by Matthew Leigh PDF

By Matthew Leigh

This quantity is an unique research of the performs of the 2 nice Roman comedian playwrights Plautus and Terence within the context of political and fiscal swap in Rome within the 3rd and moment centuries BC. unlike the dominant development of viewing the performs through connection with their mostly misplaced Greek originals, the ebook adopts a historicist strategy that concentrates on their impression on a modern audience.

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