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THE 331x - Theatre History & Dramatic Literature I, II, & III

a course guide for THE 3311, THE 3312, and THE 3313

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Notable Plays

Roman Fabulae Palliatae (280 – 150 BCE)

  • Plautus – Braggart Soldier (Miles Gloriosus), Ghost, Rope, Pot of Gold, Pseudolus, Menaechmi (The Menaechmus Twins), Amphitryo, Comedy of Asses, Three-Dollar Day, Mostellaria (The Haunted House)
  • Terence – Girl from Andros, Brothers, Eunuch, Mother-in-Law, Phormio

Roman Closet Drama (1st century CE)

  • Seneca the Younger – Medea, Oedipus, Madness of Hercules (Hercules Furens), Phoenician Women, Phaedra, Hercules on Oeta, Agamemnon, Thyestes

Roman Tragoediae Praetextae (?)

  • Attributed to Seneca (but not Seneca) – Octavia