The comedies of Menander reveal that the oft-employed theme of mistaken identity is as old as the Great Dionysia.

The Grouch, Desperately Seeking Justice, Closely Cropped Locks, The Girl from Samos, The Shield

Edited by David R. Slavitt and Palmer Bovie. Translations by Sheila D'Atri, Palmer Bovie, and Richard Elman

1998 | 296 pages | Cloth $45.00 | Paper $22.50
Classics / Literature
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Table of Contents

Introduction by Sheila D'Atri
The Grouch (Dyskolos)
—Translated by Sheila D'Atri
Desperately Seeking Justice (Epitrepontes)
—Translated by Sheila D'Atri and Palmer Bovie
Closely Cropped Locks (Perikeiromene)
—Translated by Sheila D'Atri and Palmer Bovie
The Girl from Samos (Samia)
—Translated by Richard Elman
About the Translators