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The plays of Aristophanes.

Aristophanes

The plays of Aristophanes.

by Aristophanes

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Published by J.M. Dent & sons ltd., E.P. Dutton & co., inc. in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesAcharnians ... v. 1.
SeriesEveryman"s library. Classical. [344, 516]
ContributionsFrere, John Hookham, 1769-1846., Hickie, W. J., Mitchell, T. 1783-1845., Cumberland, Richard, 1732-1811.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14413895M
OCLC/WorldCa7310037

About Complete Plays of Aristophanes. A poet who hated an age of decadence, armed conflict, and departure from tradition, Aristophanes’ comic genius influenced the political and social order of his own fifth-century Athens. Aristophanes: The plays of Aristophanes: a metrical version / (London: Routledge, []̉), trans. by John Hookham Frere (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Aristophanes: The plays of Aristophanes; a metrical version with notes and an essay on Aristophanic comedy by John Hookham Frere.

  Reissue of Aristophanes' most famous plays in the Methuen Classical Greek Dramatists series Aristophanes was a unique writer for the comic stage as well as one of the most revealing about the society for which he : Bloomsbury Publishing. The longest of Aristophanes‘ surviving plays, “The Birds” is a fairly conventional example of Old Comedy, and has been acclaimed by some modern critics as a perfectly realized fantasy, remarkable for its mimicry of birds and for the gaiety of its songs. By the time of this production, in BCE, Aristophanes had become recognized as one of Athens’ leading comic s:

This great book contains all eleven surviving plays by Aristophanes. This makes it excellent value. The translation by Paul Roche into modern, colloquial English is very good. Roche doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to using crude language, so anyone who is offended by bad language will not like it/5(26). In this little volume I have tried to give some account of Aristophanes' plays and his influence. In a book intended for readers not familiar with the conventions of the ancient drama it has seemed worth while to include a brief account of the origin of Greek comedy and a .


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It is a book with a few of Aristophanes' plays in English translation. I do not like the formatting of the book; the lines are not always properly formatted and it is frequently difficult to cite specific lines because there are too many lines in each block of ten/5(24).

This great book contains all eleven surviving plays by Aristophanes. This makes it excellent value. The translation by Paul Roche into modern, colloquial English is very good.

Roche doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to using crude language, so anyone who is offended by bad language will not like it/5(21). Reading Aristophanes, the father of comedy, is so much fun.

Hes earthy to the point of crudeness, hilarious, and utterly human. I didnt read the entirety of The Complete Plays of Aristophanes by I did read Birds, Clouds, Peace, and Frogs/5.

Aristophanes: The Complete Plays: The New Translations by A brand-new translation of the world's greatest a signature style that is at once bawdy and delicate, as well as a fearless penchant for lampooning the rich and powerful, Aristophanes remains arguably the finest satirist of all : Penguin Publishing Group.

Aristophanes had his first comedy produced when he was about twenty-one, and wrote forty plays in all. The eleven surviving plays of Aristophanes are published in the Penguin Classics series as The Birds and Other Plays, Lysistrata and Other Plays, and The Wasps/The Poet and the Women/The : ReadHowYouWant.

After reading two of the three plays contained within, I think it's fairly clear that Aristophanes (and likely any Greek play in general) is not for me. These are too reliant on knowledge of contemporaries in Ancient Greece and the placement of footnotes at the end of the book rather than near the play itself disrupts the flow.4/5.

Buy a cheap copy of Lysistrata and Other Plays book by Aristophanes. Writing at the time of political and social crisis in Athens, Aristophanes was an eloquent yet bawdy challenger to the demagogue and the sophist.

The Achanians is a Free shipping over $/5(5). Frogs and Other Plays by Aristophanes and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Aristophanes (cc BC), a contemporary of Socrates, was the last and greatest of the Old Attic comedians.

He wrote at least 40 plays, of which 11 survived through the Middle Ages to be read and performed today. Alan Sommerstein is 4/5(K).

Lysistrata and Other Plays by Aristophanes. The Acharnians/The Clouds/Lysistrata'We women have the salvation of Greece in our hands'Writing at a time of political and social crisis in Athens, the ancient Greek comic playwright Aristophanes was an eloquent, yet bawdy, challenger to the demagogue and the sophist.

Free download or read online Frogs pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Aristophanes. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of 70 pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this plays, classics story are Dionysos, Euripides.

The book has been awarded with, and many /5. Buy Aristophanes: The Complete Plays by Aristophanes (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(26).

Aristophanes, the greatest representative of ancient Greek comedy and the one whose works have been preserved in greatest quantity. He is thought to have written about 40 plays in all, including Clouds, Frogs, and Women at the Thesmophoria.

Learn more about his life and works in this article. Buy a cheap copy of Lysistrata book by Aristophanes. Classic comedy (5th century BC) concerns the vow of Greek women to withhold sex from their husbands until the men agree to end the disastrous wars between Athens Free shipping over $/5(5).

Yet we ought not to be surprised by the phallic thrust of Aristophanes’ jokes, because the origins of comedy are undoubtedly found in fertility rites at the dawn of drama. Sex, after all, is the oldest human hobby.

Having said all this, I feel it is important to add 4/5(32). Aristophanes had his first comedy produced when he was about twenty-one, and wrote forty plays in all. The eleven surviving plays of Aristophanes are published in the Penguin Classics series as The Birds and Other Plays, Lysistrata and Other Plays, and The Wasps/The Poet and the Women/The Range: $ - $ Free download or read online Lysistrata pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Aristophanes. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this plays, drama story are Lysistrata. The book has been awarded with, /5. Aristophanes wrote his plays between to B.C.E. Aristophanes lived in the time of Socrates and Thucydides, a generation behind Sophocles and Euripides.

Plato lived a generation after Aristophanes. Aristophanes produced at least. Aristophanes had his first comedy produced when he was about twenty-one, and wrote forty plays in all.

The eleven surviving plays of Aristophanes are published in the Penguin Classics series as The Birds and Other Plays, Lysistrata and Other Plays, and The Wasps/The Poet and the Women/The : Paperback. Aristophanes had his first comedy produced when he was about twenty-one, and wrote forty plays in all.

The eleven surviving plays of Aristophanes are published in the Penguin Classics series as The Birds and Other Plays, Lysistrata and Other Plays, The Wasps and Other Plays and The Frogs and Other Plays/5(). Michael Billington, in his gripping and informative The Greatest Plays: From Antiquity to the Present, lauds this ambiguity as one of the play’s chief strengths: Aristophanes offers both sides of the argument, the case both for and against revolutionary ideals.

And, of course, he can generate laughs from both sides, too.Aristophanes >Aristophanes (c. after B.C.) was the greatest of the writers of the >Old Comedy, which flourished in Athens in the 5th century B.C., and the only >one with any complete plays surviving.

He wrote at least 36 comedies, of >which 11 are extant.The Acharnians/The Clouds/Lysistrata 'We women have the salvation of Greece in our hands' Writing at a time of political and social crisis in Athens, the ancient Greek comic playwright Aristophanes was an eloquent, yet bawdy, challenger to the demagogue and the sophist.4/5.