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Slaves, masters, and the art of authority in Plautine comedy, Kathleen McCarthy

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Slaves, masters, and the art of authority in Plautine comedy
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Slaves, masters, and the art of authority in Plautine comedy
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Kathleen McCarthy
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Language
eng
Summary
What pleasures did Plautus' heroic tricksters provide their original audience? How should we understand the compelling mix of rebellion and social conservatism that Plautus offers? Through a close reading of four plays representing the full range of his work (Menaechmi, Casina, Persa, and Captivi), Kathleen McCarthy develops an innovative model of Plautine comedy and its social effects. She concentrates on how the plays are shaped by the interaction of two comic modes: the socially conservative mode of naturalism and the potentially subversive mode of farce. It is precisely this balance of the
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N$T
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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Slaves, masters, and the art of authority in Plautine comedy, Kathleen McCarthy
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Slaves, masters, and the art of authority in Plautine comedy, Kathleen McCarthy
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7s4pp
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Originally published: 2000
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Abbreviations and Conventions; CHAPTER I: The Crowded House; CHAPTER II: The Ties That Bind: Menaechmi; CHAPTER III: Love's Labour's Lost: Casina; CHAPTER IV: A Kind of Wild Justice: Persa; CHAPTER V: Truth Is the Best Disguise: Captivi; CONCLUSION: The Slave's Image in the Master's Mind; Works Cited; Index of Plautine Passages; General Index
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1 online resource (xi, 231 pages)
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9781400824700
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