Lysistrata

Lysistrata

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by Aristophanes
     
 

ISBN-10: 1840026456

ISBN-13: 9781840026450

Pub. Date: 09/01/2006

Publisher: Theatre Communications Group

This rollicking new translation of Aristophanes' comic masterpiece is rendered in blank verse for dialogue and in lyric meters and free verse for the songs. Appended commentary essays-on ancient warfare, classical Greek rationalism, Athenian women, Athenian democracy and the Athenian festivals-offer lively and informative discussions not only of Aristophanes, but of…  See more details below

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This rollicking new translation of Aristophanes' comic masterpiece is rendered in blank verse for dialogue and in lyric meters and free verse for the songs. Appended commentary essays-on ancient warfare, classical Greek rationalism, Athenian women, Athenian democracy and the Athenian festivals-offer lively and informative discussions not only of Aristophanes, but of the broader fifth-century social, political, and cultural context as well.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840026450
Publisher:
Theatre Communications Group
Publication date:
09/01/2006
Series:
Oberon Classics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.20(d)

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