Paul Roche

Paul Roche Paul Roche (1916-2007) was a British poet, classical scholar, translator, and professor of English. Roche received degrees in philosophy and theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. He published two collections of poetry, as well as several translations of works by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Sappho, and Plautus. Roche taught and worked at a number of American universities and colleges, including a position as poet-in-residence at the California Institute of the Arts in 1972. Roche authored Aeschylus: Prometheus Bound (Mentor Classics, 1964; reprinted by Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 1990, 1998) and Three Plays by Plautus (Mentor Classics, 1968; reprinted by Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2005).

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  • 3 Plays by Plautus

    Author: Paul Roche
    Product Code: 035X
    ISBN: 978-0-86516-035-4

    Description & More Details

    Based on the perennial dilemmas and follies of man, Plautus created timeless comedies that retain their ability to amuse and entertain. This edition includes a stimulating analysis of Plautus' approach to comedy and background on the social and political customs of his times.