Über den Autor
Antony Augoustakis is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of Motherhood and the Other: Fashioning Female Power in Flavian Epic (2010) and Plautus' Mercator (2009).rnAriana Traill is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is the author of Women and the Comic Plot in Menander (2008) and numerous articles on Greek and Roman comedy and its reception.
Notes on Contributors viiirnAcknowledgments xiiirnIntroduction 1nAntony Augoustakis and Ariana TraillrnPART I Terence and Ancient Comedy 15rn1. Terence and Greek New Comedy 17nPeter Brownrn2. Terence and the Traditions of Roman New Comedy 33nGeorge Fredric Frankorn3. Terence and Non-Comic Intertexts 52nAlison Sharrockrn4. Fabula Stataria: Language and Humor in Terence 69nHeather Vincentrn5. Meter and Music 89nTimothy J. MoorernPART II Contexts and Themes 111rn6. Terence and the Scipionic Grex 113nDaniel P. Hancheyrn7. opera in bello, in otio, in negotio: Terence and Rome in the 160s bce 132nJohn H. Starks, Jr.rn8. Religious Ritual and Family Dynamics in Terence 156nT.H.M. Gellar-Goadrn9. Gender and Sexuality in Terence 175nSharon L. Jamesrn10. Family and Household in the Comedies of Terence 195nZ.M. Packmanrn11. Masters and Slaves 211nEvangelos KarakasisrnPART III The Plays 223rn12. Andria 225nRobert Germanyrn13. Heauton Timorumenos 243nEckard Lef èvrern14. Eunuchus 262nDavid M. Christensonrn15. Phormio 281nStavros Frangoulidisrn16. Hecyra 295nOrtwin Knorrrn17. Adelphoe 318nAriana TraillrnPART IV Reception 341rn18. History of the Text and Scholia 343nBenjamin Victorrn19. Terence in Latin Literature from the Second Century bce to the Second Century ce 363nRoman Müllerrn20. Terence in Late Antiquity 380nAndrew Cainrn21. Hrotsvit of Gandersheim Christianizes Terence 397nAntony Augoustakisrn22. ''Thou shalt present me as an eunuch to him'': Terence in Early Modern England 410nMartine van Elkrn23. mulier inopia et cognatorum neglegentia coacta: Thornton Wilder's Tragic Take on The Woman of Andros 429nMathias Hansesrn24. Terence in Translation 446nJohn Barsbyrn25. Performing Terence (and Hrotsvit) Now 466nMary-Kay GamelrnReferences 482rnGeneral Index 515rnIndex Locorum 523
A comprehensive collection of essays by leading scholars in the field that address, in a single volume, several key issues in interpreting Terence offering a detailed study of Terence's plays and situating them in their socio-historical context, as well as documenting their reception through to present dayrn* The first comprehensive collection of essays on Terence in English, by leading scholars in the fieldn* Covers a range of topics, including both traditional and modern concerns of gender, race, and receptionn* Features a wide-ranging but interconnected series of essays that offer new perspectives in interpreting Terencen* Includes an introduction discussing the life of Terence, its impact on subsequent studies of the poet, and the question of his ethnicity