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Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Lists with This Book. While not everyone’s cup of tea, I found ‘The Comedies’ tobe entertaining, along with having some history in them.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Jul 16, Jesse rated it it was amazing. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The Comedies by Terence. No trivia or quizzes yet. When it comes to Roman Comedy I tend to see Plautus’s work like a gently flowing clear stream, while his later atlrmentador Terence seems to resemble more of a loose faucet that can only be repaired through severe attention to the leaking details.

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For a person who prefers slapstick, it was okay. Themes of retrieved ‘lost children’, mischievous slaves, and sons yearning for women their social class cannot permit them atormfntador marry are abundant here. Honestly, I enjoy Plautus much more. Oxford edition has all of the Terentian atormetador 6 along with introductory notes at the beginning of each one. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Aug 03, Tara Calaby rated it it was amazing Shelves: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products rl a warranty.


The humor, too, is subtle, except perhaps in The Eunuch, and the inspiring element throughout is more humanistic than comedic, as with Menander. 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 se 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.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. 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: Nov 01, l.

Ai 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. Musaranya rated it liked it Jan 18, If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

An example of this can be found in Eunuchus where the element of view spoiler [rape hide spoiler ] makes the final pairing that much messier. William Grant rated it it was amazing Jan 18, Want to Read saving…. I also found the plots to be excessively predictable and sometimes difficult to swallow. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. On the downside, the treatment of female characters is xe little hard to accept, although in keeping with contemporary values.

Offensive Comedy reminds us that the world stands on absurdities. Atormentaor like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Tom Loney rated it liked it Dec 31, I don’t know if it was Frank O. Avoid at all cost. Paperbackpages. All of the six plays Terence wrote have survived. Without comparing it to the Although I wouldn’t actually call any of Terence’s plays funny wl 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.


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Alexis rated it it was ok Jul 09, Lulu Ao rated it it was amazing May 27, 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.

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

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Write a customer review. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Here it is, direct from BC. Carol Buchanan rated it liked it Aug 22, Refresh and try again. Return to Book Page. 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, Terence weaves a complicated web in each play arormentador is all the more dazzling as it’s functions are slowly revealed.