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Aristophanes

Author: Aristophanes.; David R Slavitt; Smith Palmer Bovie
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1998-©1999.
Series: Penn Greek drama series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Aristophanes wrote most of his comedic masterpieces during the Peloponnesian wars, parodying the tumultuous politics and society of that time with trademark innuendoes and bawdy stagings and dialogue. [v. 1:] In these plays, Aristophanes brings every rhetorical stratagem into play to treat the reader to stories of one man's attempt to create a "war-free zone', the rescue of the imprisoned Peace on the back of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Translations
Comedy plays
Comedies
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Aristophanes.
Aristophanes.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1998-©1999
(OCoLC)607235569
Online version:
Aristophanes.
Aristophanes.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1998-©1999
(OCoLC)607811580
Named Person: Aristophanes; Aristophanes.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aristophanes.; David R Slavitt; Smith Palmer Bovie
ISBN: 0812234561 9780812234565 0812216628 9780812216622 0812235010 9780812235012 0812216989 9780812216981 0812234839 9780812234831 0812216849 9780812216844
OCLC Number: 39257538
Description: 3 volumes ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. The Acharnians / translated by Jack Flavin. Peace / translated by Fred Beake. Celebrating ladies / translated by David R. Slavitt. Wealth / translated by Palmer Bovie --
2. Wasps / translated by Campbell McGrath. Lysistrata / translated by X.J. Kennedy. Frogs / translated by Alfred Corn. The sexual congress, or, Don't call me late for chow / translated by R.H.W. Dillard --
v. 3. The suits / translated by Greg Delanty. Clouds / translated by Carol Poster. Birds / translated by Paul Muldoon, with Richard Martin.
Series Title: Penn Greek drama series.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by David R. Slavitt and Palmer Bovie.

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A volume in the acclaimed Penn Greek Drama Series containing Wasps, Lysistrata, Frogs, and The Sexual Congress.  Read more...

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"Directness, vivid imagery, and rhetorical music prevail."-San Francisco Chronicle

 
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