The Thesmophoriazusae -Or- Women's Festival

The Thesmophoriazusae -Or- Women's Festival

by Aristophanes Aristophanes
     
 
It is now considered one of Aristophanes' most brilliant parodies of Athenian society, with a particular focus on the subversive role of women in a male-dominated society, the vanity of contemporary poets, such as the tragic playwrights Euripides and Agathon, and the shameless, enterprising vulgarity of an ordinary Athenian, as represented in this play by the

Overview

It is now considered one of Aristophanes' most brilliant parodies of Athenian society, with a particular focus on the subversive role of women in a male-dominated society, the vanity of contemporary poets, such as the tragic playwrights Euripides and Agathon, and the shameless, enterprising vulgarity of an ordinary Athenian, as represented in this play by the protagonist, Mnesilochus.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781617205750
Publisher:
Wilder Publications
Publication date:
01/06/2012
Pages:
38
Sales rank:
887,698
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.09(d)

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