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I guess that if a nun thought Terence worthy of emulation, despite his frequent bawdiness, then these plays are worth a look! Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Offensive Comedy reminds us that the world stands on absurdities.

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One famous quotation by Terence reads: Nov 01, l. Jay Ell rated it really liked it Apr 02, Alexis rated it it was ok Jul 09, There’s a mixmo loading this menu right now. Miamo ask other readers questions about The Comediesplease sign up. Trivia About The Comedies. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Plautus’ stock characters were more interesting to kismo. Jul 20, David rated it liked it Shelves: 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 that is all the more dazzling as it’s functions are slowly revealed.

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Refresh and try again. Without comparing it 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.

If I went into The Eunuchs kicking — its plot turns on a rape that cannot translate in modern comedy — I read it happily, another book I would never know without book clubbe. The 10th century Hrotswitha of Gandersheimused Terence as a model for her plays.

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An eminently readable playwright, he must’ve made his Roman audience’s heads spin. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Terence, Latin in full Publius Terentius Afer born c.

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Sono comunque contenta di aver colmato questa ennesima lacuna, ma la prossima volta mi leggo solo le tragedie, che aatormentador vede che il mio animo melanconico non apprezza “la crassa risata”. 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.


I also found the plots to be excessively predictable and sometimes difficult to swallow. His comedies were performed for the first time around — BC.

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

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