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Erin K. Moodie - Plautus´ Poenulus: A Student Commentary - 9780472036424 - V9780472036424
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Plautus´ Poenulus: A Student Commentary

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Description for Plautus´ Poenulus: A Student Commentary Paperback. The first English commentary on Plautus unabridged text" Num Pages: 200 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADL; AN; DSBB; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 525.
Erin K. Moodie presents a rigorous yet accessible guide to Plautus’ satirical play Poenulus for use in the contemporary classroom. Likely written and staged in the years following the Second Punic War between Rome and Carthage, Poenulus tells the tale of a young Carthaginian, the adopted son and heir of the man who purchased him as a slave when he was a child, who is in love with a female Carthaginian slave and prostitute. The comedy, especially Plautus’ portrayal of his main character, compels the reader to consider Rome’s relationship with Carthage, its former enemy; Plautus’ role in choosing and adapting plays for the ... Read more

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The University of Michigan Press
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Ann Arbor, United States
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About Erin K. Moodie
Erin K. Moodie is Assistant Professor of Classics at Purdue University, USA.

Reviews for Plautus´ Poenulus: A Student Commentary
Admirably clear and full, introducing the reader to a wide range of modern Plautine scholarship and not straying into its wilder fantasies." - Keith Maclennan, Classics For All

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