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The complete plays of Aristophanes

Aristophanes

The complete plays of Aristophanes

by Aristophanes

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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published as a Banton Classic New York: Bantam Books, 1962.

Statementedited and with an introduction by Moses Hadas.
SeriesBantam Drama
ContributionsHadas, Moses, 1900-1966.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18512470M

  Book Summary: The title of this book is Aristophanes and it was written by Aristophanes, Paul Roche (Translator). This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Berkley and has a total of pages in the : Aristophanes is the great comic playwright of Ancient Greece, and set the standard and form of comedy in the Western World. Moreover, his plays are often cited in discussions of what ordinary life was like in the city of Athens in the times of Socrates.4/5(6).

  It is the longest of Aristophanes' surviving plays and yet it is a fairly conventional example of Old Comedy. The Frogs (Ancient Greek: Βάτραχοι Bátrachoi, "Frogs") is a comedy written by the Ancient Greek playwright Aristophanes. It was performed at the Lenaia, one of the Festivals of Dionysus in Athens, in BC, and received first. Aristophanes was the greatest writer of comedy in the ancient Greek world. This collection contains 10 of his surviving plays. Most are in the form of what is called Old Comedy. Old Comedy is typically satirical, attacking politicians and issues of the day. Many of these plays deal with issues in .

Paperback - Aristophanes: The Complete Plays by Aristophanes Estimated delivery business days Format Paperback Condition Brand New Description A brand-new translation of the world' s greatest satirist. With a signature style that is at once bawdy and delicate, as well as a fearless penchant for lampooning the rich and powerful Pages: Aristophanes: The Complete Plays (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Aristophanes: The Complete Plays. Author. Aristophanes & Paul Roche. Publisher. Berkley. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit.


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But as Moses. The chief exponent of New Comedy was Menander (circa B.C.), the Aristophanes of his generation, of whose work we have extensive fragments and one almost-complete play, Dyskolos (Grouch).

It is, however, mainly through Roman adaptors, Plautus and Terence, that we know his work.4/5(32). ARISTOPHANES, the most famous comic dramatist of ancient Greece, was born an Athenian citizen in about B.C. Forty-four plays have been attributed to Aristophanes; eleven of these have survived.

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Perhaps the final challenge of attempting to translate Aristophanes is that, unlike the three great tragedians, he did not deal with grand universal themes ineluctably germane to the human scene, but with the here and now of a particular place and particular people, with particular problems, and at a particular time in history.4/5(32).

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