Miles Gloriosus or "Braggart Warrior" is one of the best-known and liveliest Roman comedies. It shows Plautus at his ablest in ingenious plot construction, vivid characterization, fast-moving action, and humorous dialogue.
This edition of the Latin text is fully and very helpfully annotated. The substantial introduction considers the antecedents of Plautus's drama in Greek New Comedy and in Italic farce, his mixture of Greek and Roman both in language and in the life portrayed, and his stagecraft, language, and meter.
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Review: Miles GloriosusUser Review - Francine - Goodreads
I feel like Plautus jumped to his conclusion too fast. Halfway through the play it was already clear how it would end and that just made the second half kind of boring. I've read better plays by him. Read full review
Review: Miles GloriosusUser Review - Mar ★ - Goodreads
Hello? What was this? Non-sense. I'm a total lover of classic theater but this one was boring to death. Meh. DNF. Read full review
STAGE AND PRODUCTION
metrical substitution metrical feet caesura and diaeresis
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