(PDF FREE) [Plautus: Casina] É David Christenson


Es in his complete humiliation the play provides rich insights into relationships within play provides rich insights Into Relationships Within Roman Family This Volume relationships within Roman family This volume how Casina addresses such issues as women's status and property rights the distribution of power within a Roman household and sexual violence all within a compellingly metacomic framework from which Cleostrata emerges as a household and sexual violence all within a compellingly metacomic framework from which Cleostrata emerges as a comic hero It also examines the play's enduring popularity and relevan. ,


Ownership by women after the Punic Wars and its complex dynamics on stage It is ideal for students but helpful also for scholars wanting a brief introduction to the playCasina pits a husband Lysidamus and wife Cleostrata against each other in a struggle for control of a yearold slave named Cleostrata against each other in a struggle for control of a yearold slave named Cleostrata cleverly plots to frustrate the efforts of her ascivious elderly husband staging a crossdressing 'marriage' that culminat. ,

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