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Overview

This new abridged edition of Aristophanes' Frogs provides the students with the text of the play and includes a detailed commentary and full introduction. Sir Kenneth Dover has now abridged the acclaimed edition which he first produced in 1993 and added a vocabulary which eliminates the need for recourse to a lexicon. The result is an edition which fits much more closely the needs of students.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198150718
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 2/28/1997
  • Edition description: ABR
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Lexile: 1290L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.44 (w) x 8.44 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Meet the Author

University of St Andrews
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Table of Contents

Abbreviations and Bibliography
Introduction 1
I Aristophanes 1
II Composition and Structure of the Play 6
III The Contest of Aeschylus and Euripides 10
1 The Issues 10
2 Literary Criticism and Popular Culture 24
IV Dionysos 37
V Xanthias 43
VI The Doorkeeper of the Underworld 50
VII The Choruses 55
VIII Politics 69
IX History of the Text 76
1 Ancient and Medieval Manuscripts 76
2 Ancient Commentators 94
3 Indirect Tradition 102
X Production 104
Metrical Symbols 107
Sigla Codicum 110
Hypotheses 113
Dramatis Personae 118
Text 119
Commentary 191
Addenda 385
Indexes 387
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