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The rope, and other plays - Plautus, Titus Maccius
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Brilliantly adapting Greek New Comedy for Roman audiences, the sublime comedies of Plautus (c. 254-184 BC) are the earliest surviving complete works of Latin literature. The four plays collected here reveal a playwright in his prime, exploring classic themes and developing standard characters that were to influence the comedies of Shakespeare, Moli???re and many others. In The Ghost , a dissolute son who has squandered his father's money is thrown into disarray when he returns from abroad, a theme that is explored further ...

The Rope and Other Plays 1964, Penguin Group

ISBN-13: 9780140441369

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