William S. Anderson, PhD

William S. Anderson, PhD William S. Anderson is emeritus professor of Latin of the University of California at Berkeley. He received his BA from Yale, his MA from Cambridge University and his PhD from Yale, where he taught for five years before joining the faculty at Berkeley. He has published widely on Horace and Vergil, Roman comedy and Roman satire, and Ovid's Metamorphoses. He is author of P. Ovidii Nasonis Metamorphoses (Teubner, 1977), The Art of the Aeneid (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 1969, 1989), Essays on Roman Satire (Princeton University Press, 1982), Ovid's Metamorphoses Books 1-5 (University of Oklahoma Press, 1996), Ovid's Metamorphoses Books 6-10 (University of Oklahoma Press, 1972), Barbarian Play: Plautus' Roman Comedy (University of Toronto Press, 1993), editor of Why Horace? (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 1999), and author of A Terence Reader: Selections from Six Plays (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2009).

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  • A Terence Reader: Selections from Six Plays

    Author: William S. Anderson
    Product Code: 6781
    ISBN: 978-0-86516-678-3

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    This volume, intended for third- and fourth-year college and advanced high-school use, presents a selection of annotated passages in Latin from six plays by Terence: Andria, Heauton, Phormio, Hecyra, Eunuchus, and Adelphoe. The introduction discusses Terence's enrichment of the comic genre he inherited from the Greeks and the hallmarks of his second-century BC Latin and its grammar.