Feminine Discourse in Roman Comedy: On Echoes and Voices (Oxford Studies in Classical Literature and Gender Theory)

Feminine Discourse in Roman Comedy: On Echoes and Voices (Oxford Studies in Classical Literature and Gender Theory)

Dorota M. Dutsch


As literature written in Latin has nearly no girl authors, we're depending on male writers for a few figuring out of ways ladies might have spoken. Plautus (3rd to 2d century BCE) and Terence (2nd century BCE) constantly write specific linguistic good points into the traces spoken via their woman characters: endearments, tender speech, and incoherent specialise in a number of small difficulties. Dorota M. Dutsch describes the development of this female idiom and asks no matter if it's going to be regarded as facts of ways Roman girls truly spoke.

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