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No trivia or quizzes yet. Tom Loney rated it liked it Dec 31, Here it is, direct from BC.

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Lists with This Book. Return to Book Page. Paperbackpages. Different tempora, different mores, perhaps; but the urbane fluidity of these comedies only serves to reveal with greater clarity the unpleasant jaggedness of some of the rocks below their surface. Terence stuffs so much into his plays, if you aren’t paying undivided attention it’s genuinely hard to render his stream of writing cohesively in your head; even if you are familiar with all of the Roman troupes and stock characters frequently employed in the genre.

His comedies were performed for the first time around — BC.

Purtroppo resta comunque il fatto che queste commedie non mi hanno fatto impazzire, specialmente se paragonate con alcune tragedie greche lette recentemente.

The Comedies by Terence. Themes of retrieved ‘lost children’, mischievous slaves, and sons yearning for women their social class cannot permit them to marry are abundant here. Terence, Latin in full Publius Terentius Afer born c. Now all is right with the world! Offensive Comedy reminds us that the world stands on absurdities.


In English translations that achieve a lively readability without sacrificing the dramatic and comic impact of the original Latin, this volume presents all six comedies: Sonam Patel rated it really liked it Dec 02, I don’t remember the treatment of women being quite so horrible in Plautus.


Bref, une bonne lecture mais sans plus. Aug 03, Tara Calaby rated it it was amazing Shelves: For a person who prefers slapstick, it was okay.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Jul 20, David rated it liked it Shelves: They are also entertaining to read on the page – with the exception of The Self-Tormentor Heauton Timorumenoswhich I found to be convoluted almost past the limit of comprehensibility – and would probably be so on stage, although necessarily limited by the dramatic conventions of their theatrical origins.

Oct 19, Richard rated it it was ok Shelves: Musaranya rated it liked it Jan 18, I also found the plots to be excessively predictable and sometimes difficult to swallow. Without comparing it to the original Latin it is hard to judge Radice’s translation, but it reads smoothly and is well accompanied by her useful introductory sections. An eminently readable playwright, he must’ve made his Roman audience’s heads spin. Jul 10, Melissa Winterman rated it really liked it.

Things change; Apatow’s Garry Shandling documentary is surprisingly tender. Indeed, Terence’s plan of attack usually revolves around creating as much conflict and hidden social connections as humanely possible, before wrapping it all up at the end by pairing males off with there ‘appropriate’ counterpart i.

mmismo WTF con el final! Terentius Lucanus, a Roman senator, brought Terence to Rome as a slave, educated him and later on, impressed by aormentador abilities, freed him. Terence apparently died young, probably in Greece or on his way back to Rome. Sometimes Terence wraps so much plot into his plays that even he has a hard time figuring out how to neatly synchronize the partners up in the 5th act.

Peccato che molte di queste trame le aveva elaborate lui per primo o aveva modificato dei canovacci che venivano direttamente dagli autori greci. While not everyone’s cup of tea, I found ‘The Comedies’ tobe entertaining, along with having some history in them. Terence is more seamless in his craft than Plautus or Aristophanes and, as a result, his plots lend themselves to greater philosophical reflection; though the plots are standard, Terence weaves a complicated web in each play that is all the more dazzling as it’s functions are slowly revealed.


I will say I absolutely loved the introduction, and that alone made this translation worth reading. If I went into The Eunuchs kicking — its plot turns on a rape that cannot translate in modern comedy — I read it happily, another book I would never know without book clubbe. Want to Read saving…. I guess that if a nun thought Terence worthy of emulation, despite his frequent bawdiness, then these plays are worth a look! Carol Buchanan rated it liked it Aug 22, Ivana zderic rated it it was amazing Nov 11, Lulu Ao rated it it was amazing May 27, Terence stuffs so much into his plays, if you aren’t paying undivided attention it’s genuinely hard to render his stream of writing cohesively in Oxford dee has all of the Terentian plays 6 along with introductory notes at the beginning of each one.

Refresh and try again. The humor, too, is subtle, except perhaps in The Eunuch, and the inspiring element throughout is more humanistic than comedic, as with Menander.

Sono comunque contenta di aver colmato questa ennesima lacuna, ma la prossima volta mi atomentador solo le tragedie, che si vede che il mio animo melanconico non apprezza “la crassa risata”. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Plautus’ stock characters were more interesting to me. All of the six plays Terence wrote have survived.

One famous quotation by Terence reads: