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Roman Laughter: The Comedy of Plautus is a book by Erich Segal, published by the Harvard University Press in 1968.

Roman Laughter: The Comedy of Plautus is a book by Erich Segal, published by the Harvard University Press in 1968

His first academic book, Roman Laughter: The Comedy of Plautus . Segal, Erich (1970), Roman laughter: the comedy of Plautus, Harvard.

His first academic book, Roman Laughter: The Comedy of Plautus, revolutionized the great Roman comic playwright best known today as the inspiration for the Broadway hit, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum  .

Roman Laughter: The Comedy of Plautus By Erich Segal 1968. The Icelandic Family Saga: An Analytic Reading By Theodore M. Andersson 1967. Dostoevsky and Romantic Realism: A Study of Dostoevsky in Relation to Balzac, Dickens, and Gogol By Donald Fanger 1965. Rogue's Progress: Studies in the Picaresque Novel By Robert Alter 1964. Praisers of Folly: Erasmus, Rabelais, Shakespeare By Walter Kaiser 1964. The Singer of Tales By Albert B. Lord 1960.

In Roman Laughter, the first book-length study of Plautus, Segal argues . Erich Segal was a writer, educator, and screenwriter. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 16, 1937.

In Roman Laughter, the first book-length study of Plautus, Segal argues that this neglected writer, often denounced by scholars for such crimes as "barbarous clownery," merits our serious attention precisely because he was the most successful poet of the ancient world. We certainly need in English a book devoted to Plautus alone and here we have i. -Phoenix. Many readers will do as I have done: read Roman Laughter with enjoyment and profit. -Classical Philology.

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ix + 229. Cambridge, Mass. Harvard University Press (London: Oxford University Press), 1968. page 333 note 2 Barber, C. Shakespeare's Festive Comedy (Cleveland and New York, 1963), 78; a book to which the author acknowledges a large debt. Cloth, 66s. 6d. A. S. Gratwick (a1). University of St. Andrews. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 27 February 2009. page 335 note 1 Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 1966. Corrected from the 2nd ed. Berlin, 1912, with cross-references to Leo's, Kleine Schriften, Rome, 1960.

Roman Laughter: The Comedy of Plautus is a book by Erich Segal, published by the Harvard University Press in 1968. It is a scholarly study of the work of the ancient Roman playwright Titus Maccius Plautus whose "twenty complete comedies constitute the largest extant corpus of classical dramatic literature" (p. 1). This article about a non-fiction book on literature or literary criticism is a stub.

Roman Laughter: The Comedy of Plautus is a book by Erich Segal, published . Similar books and articles. Gratwick. This article has no associated abstract.

The Nature of Roman Comedy: A Study in Popular Entertainment. It puts the comedies in an historical setting. Cato the elder was probably not amused. Titus Maccius Plautus was the most successful comic poet of the ancient world, and his work, as well as the tradition it represents, has influenced theatrical comedy for centuries.