Aristophanes: The Complete Plays: The New Translations by Paul Roche

Aristophanes: The Complete Plays: The New Translations by Paul Roche

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A brand-new translation of the world's greatest satirist.

With a signature style that is at once bawdy and delicate, as well as a fearless penchant for lampooning the rich and powerful, Aristophanes remains arguably the finest satirist of all time. Collected here are all 11 of his surviving plays-newly translated by the distinguished poet and translator Paul

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A brand-new translation of the world's greatest satirist.

With a signature style that is at once bawdy and delicate, as well as a fearless penchant for lampooning the rich and powerful, Aristophanes remains arguably the finest satirist of all time. Collected here are all 11 of his surviving plays-newly translated by the distinguished poet and translator Paul Roche.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451214096
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Pages:
736
Sales rank:
423,374
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.55(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Paul Roche, a distinguished English poet and translator, is the author of The Bible’s Greatest Stories. His other translations include Euripides: Ten Plays (Signet), Oedipus Plays of Sophocles (Meridian) and The Orestes Plays of Aeschylus (Meridian).

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