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Plautus : Menaechmi - Titus Maccius Plautus

Paperback Published: 1st April 2013
ISBN: 9780862922399
Number Of Pages: 80

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'Menaechmi' is a broad farce that makes use of the comic possibilities of mistaken identity. Shakespeare adapted the plot for his 'Comedy of Errors', but his is not the only adaptation made since the Renaissance. Its neat plot and witty, fast-moving dialogue often speak for themselves: Frances Muecke's Companion to E. F. Watling's translation concentrates on the finer points of detail and is particularly useful in its discussion of the dramatic an dliterary characteristics of Plautine comedy.

Prefacep. 4
Introductionp. 5
Plautus and the New Comedy
'The Menaechmi' Influences
The play
The characters and their names
Staging and performance Commentaryp. 24
Appendix: The Doctor Scenesp. 72
Bibliographyp. 74
Glossaryp. 75
Mapp. 77
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ISBN: 9780862922399
ISBN-10: 0862922399
Series: Classics Companions
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 80
Published: 1st April 2013
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.69 x 13.87  x 0.56
Weight (kg): 0.11
Edition Number: 1

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