Meter and meaning in Cistellaria I 1

TitleMeter and meaning in Cistellaria I 1
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsMoore, TJ
Ancient AuthorsTitus Maccius Plautus (PHI 0119)
Book TitleStudien zu Plautus' Cistellaria
PublisherGunter Narr

The meters of the opening scene of Plautus’ Cistellaria reveal both that the play began with lively and varied music and that musical effects reinforced important themes surrounding prostitutes and wives. [Timothy J. Moore]

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