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Aristophanes: Birds, Lysistrata, Assembly-Women, Wealth

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This new verse translation of Aristophanes' comedies offers one of the world's great comic dramatists in a form which is both historically faithful and theatrically vigorous. Aristophanes' plays were produced for the festival theatre of classical Athens in the fifth century BC and remarkably encompass the whole gamut of humor, from brilliantly inventive fantasy to obscene vulgarity. There is a substantial general introduction to the author and introductory essays for each of the plays, as well as full explanatory notes and an index of names.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780198149934
Editor:
Halliwell, Stephen
Publisher:
OUP Oxford
Editor:
Halliwell, Stephen
Author:
Aristophanes
Author:
Halliwell, Stephen
Subject:
Ancient and Classical
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
Greek & Roman
Subject:
Classical Studies | Classical Literature in Translation
Subject:
DRAMA / General
Copyright:
Series Volume:
No. 665
Publication Date:
19970931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
374
Dimensions:
8.6 x 5.8 x 1.1 in 1.35 lb

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