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Wit, witticisms and humor of plautus

Annabel Ruth Harrison

Wit, witticisms and humor of plautus

by Annabel Ruth Harrison

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theses,
  • Latin,
  • UIUC,
  • Classical wit and humor

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Annabel Ruth Harrison
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46, [1] leaves ;
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25580071M
    OCLC/WorldCa427145113

    This is a book worthy of high praise All versions are exceedingly witty and versatile, in verse that ripples from one’s lips, pulling all the punches of Plautus, the knockabout king of farce, and proving that the more polished Terence can be just as funny. Accuracy to the original. Looking for books by Plautus? See all books authored by Plautus, including Four Comedies: The Braggart Soldier, The Brothers Menaechmus, The Haunted House, The Pot of Gold (Oxford World's Classics), and Five Comedies: Miles Gloriosus, Menaechmi, Bacchides, Hecyra and Adelphoe (Hackett Publishing Co.), and more on

      "The book delights in cruel wit and endless scandal," he says — and if you enjoy The Pursuit of Love, there are two more books featuring the same characters. My . Comedy of manners, witty, cerebral form of dramatic comedy that depicts and often satirizes the manners and affectations of a contemporary society. A comedy of manners is concerned with social usage and the question of whether or not characters meet certain social standards. Often the governing.

    Franklin's best-remembered and most popular humor was found in the pages of Poor Richard's Almanack. Franklin first published it in December of and continued with one edition per . The classic work on rhetoric by Cicero – Book 2, the part on humor starts after section Institutio Oratoria This is the classic textbook on rhetoric by Quintilian – Book 6, chapter 3 is the chapter on humor. Table Talks Classic text by Plutarch from his larger work called “Moralia”. De Ofiiciis.


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Details *.Wit, witticisms and humor of Plautus. By Annabel Ruth Harrison. Get PDF (5 MB) Abstract. Thesis (M.A.)--University of Illinois, es bibliographical references (leaf [1] at end) Topics: Plautus, Titus Maccius.Humour, communication in which the stimulus produces amusement.

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