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Four Comedies: The Braggart Soldier; The Brothers Menaechmus; The Haunted House; The Pot of Gold (Oxford World's Classics)
Four Comedies The Braggart Soldier The Brothers Menaechmus The Haunted House The Pot of Gold - Oxford World's Classics
Author: Plautus
Plautus was the single greatest influence on Western comedy. In fact, Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors and Moliere's the Miser are two subsequent classics directly based on Plautine originals. Plautus himself borrowed from the Greeks, but his jokes, rapid dialogue, bawdy humor, and irreverent characterizations are the original work of an u...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780199540563
ISBN-10: 019954056X
Publication Date: 6/15/2008
Pages: 288
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Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Book Type: Paperback
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