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The Comedies (Penguin Classics)

 
 
 
 
The Comedies (Penguin Classics)
Author: Terence
ISBN 13: 9780140443240
ISBN 10: 14044324
Edition: revised
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 1979
Format: Paperback
Pages: 398
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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: The Girl from Andros (Andria), The Self-Tormentor (Heautontimorumenos), The Eunuch (Eunouchus), Phormios, The Brothers (Adelphoe), and Her Husband's Mother (Hecyra).

"Terence's comedies sparkle and delight." — Tina Howe.

"In the gifted hands of these translators, Roman comedy turns to English comedy of the finest." — Robert Fagles, Princeton University.