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Originally published in 1952, The Nature of Roman Comedy is still the fullest and most accessible introduction to the plays of Plautus and Terence, which constitute the corpus of Roman comedy. With attention to the specific aspects (such as staging conventions, plot structure, and character delineation) of each play, George E. Duckworth provides a readable synthesis that e ...more
Paperback, 530 pages
Published April 15th 1994 by University of Oklahoma Press (first published April 1994)
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