Lysistrata by Aristophanes
Book DescriptionThis 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 essayson Athenian democracy, ancient Greek warfare, Athenian women, and Greek Comedyoffer lively and informative discussions not only of Aristophanes, but of the broader fifth-century social, political, and cultural context as well.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780872206045
(215mm x 9mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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Birds and Other Plays, Paperback (November 2008)» View all books by Aristophanes
This is the first complete verse translation of Aristophanes' comedies to appear for more than twenty-five years and makes freshly available one of the most remarkable comic playwrights in the entire Western tradition, complete with an illuminating introduction including play by play analysis and detailed notes. Contains: Birds; Lysistrata; Assembly-Women; Wealth.
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Author Biography - Aristophanes
Peter Meineck is Clinical Associate Professor of Classics, New York University, and Artistic Director of the Aquila Theatre Company. Sarah Ruden, poet and essayist, received her Ph.D. in Classics from Harvard University.
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