3 Plays by Plautus

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Bolchazy-Carducci, 1968 - Foreign Language Study - 288 pages
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Roche's translations of Amphitryon, Miles Gloriosus, and The Prisoners clearly illustrate how Plautus' writing has withstood the test of time. Includes an analysis of Plautus' approach to comedy and background on the social and political customs of his times.

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Paul Roche (1916-2007) was a British poet, classical scholar, translator, and professor of English. He published two collections of poetry, as well as several translations of works by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Sappho, and Plautus. Roche taught and worked at a number of American universities and colleges, including a position as poet-in-residence at the California Institute of the Arts in 1972.

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