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Lecture: “Musical Comedy in Ancient Rome: The Genius of Titus Maccius Plautus”

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 

Denis Feeney, the Giger Professor of Latin at Princeton University, presents the opening lecture of the 2018 Princeton Festival. The lecture will concentrate on how Plautus anticipates modern musical comedy, as in “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” which is based primarily on Plautus’ masterpiece, “Pseudolus.” Community Room

Co-sponsored by the library and the Princeton Festival.

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Date:
May 31
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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