Lysistrata

Lysistrata

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Author by : Aristófanes
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Release : 1970
File : 128 Pages
ISBN-13 : OCLC:789264940


Lysistrata And Other Plays

Lysistrata And Other Plays

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Writing at a time when Athens was undergoing a crisis in its social attitudes, Aristophanes was an eloquent opponent of the demagogue and the sophist. This collection includes Lysistrata, the hilariously bawdy anti-war fantasy; The Acharnians, a plea for peace set against the background of the long war with Sparta; and The Clouds, a satire on contemporary philosophy.

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Genre : Drama
Author by : Aristophanes
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release : 2003-01-30
File : 304 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780141907017


Lysistrata

Lysistrata

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Aristophanes' great anti-war drama glorifies the power of fertility in the face of destruction. Mr. Rudall's new translation recaptures the splendid variety of diction in Aristophanes, so that instead of a heavily poetic presentation the play becomes highly theatrical.

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Genre : Drama
Author by : Aristophanes
Publisher : Ivan R. Dee
Release : 1991-08-01
File : 67 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781461703501


The Lysistrata Of Aristophanes

The Lysistrata Of Aristophanes

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Genre : Greece
Author by : Aristophanes
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Release : 1967
File : 61 Pages
ISBN-13 : UCD:31175035242505


Lysistrata The Women S Festival And Frogs

Lysistrata The Women S Festival And Frogs

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Most readers nowadays encounter the plays of Aristophanes in the classroom, not the theater. Yet the "father of comedy" wrote his plays for the stage, not as literary texts. Many English translations of the plays were written decades ago, and in their outdated language they fail to capture the dramatic liveliness of the original comedies. Now Michael Ewans offers new and lively translations of three of Aristophanes' finest plays: Lysistrata, The Women's Festival, and Frogs. While remaining faithful to the original Greek, these translations are accessible to a modern audience—and actable on stage. Here readers will discover—in all its uncensored glory—the often raw sexual and scatological language Aristophanes used in his fantastically inventive works. This edition also contains all that a reader needs to understand the plays within a broader context. In his comprehensive introduction, Ewans discusses political and social aspects of Aristophanic comedy, the conventions of Greek theater, and the challenges of translating ancient Greek into modern English. In his theatrical commentaries—a unique feature of this edition—Ewans draws on his own experience of directing the plays in a replica of the original theater. In scene-by-scene analysis, he provides insight into the major issues each play raises in performance. The volume concludes with two glossaries—one of proper names and the other of Greek terms—as well as a bibliography that includes the most recent scholarship on Aristophanic comedy.

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Genre : Drama
Author by : Aristophanes
Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
Release : 2012-09-14
File : 352 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780806185149


Lysistrata The War Libretto

Lysistrata The War Libretto

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Publisher : Robert Martin Fink
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Women S Work As Political Art

 Women S Work As Political Art

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This book shows that the metaphor of the quintessentially feminine art of weaving in Homer's Odyssey, Aristophanes' Lysistrata, and Plato's Statesman and Phaedo conveys complex and inclusive teachings about human nature and political life that address the concerns of women more effectively than commonly believed.

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Genre : Literary Criticism
Author by : Lisa Pace Vetter
Publisher : Lexington Books
Release : 2005
File : 178 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0739110632


Tartuffe

Tartuffe

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Brimming with lively humor and satirical plot devices, this timeless comedy concerns the outrageous activities of a penniless scoundrel and religious pretender as he wreaks havoc among members of his benefactor's household.

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Genre : Drama
Author by : Molière
Publisher : Courier Corporation
Release : 2012-03-02
File : 64 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780486112848


Spoken Like A Woman

Spoken Like A Woman

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Examining tragedies and comedies by a variety of authors, she illustrates how the dramatic poets exploited speech conventions among both women and men to construct characters and to convey urgent social and political issues."--BOOK JACKET.

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Genre : Literary Criticism
Author by : Laura McClure
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Release : 1999
File : 293 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0691017301


Lysistrata

Lysistrata

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A Classic Available Again Aristophanes was the greatest writer of ancient Athenian "old comedy," known for its satires of contemporary life and for its broad, often obscene humor. "Lysistrata" was first produced in 411 BC, when the Peloponnesian War had been devastating Greece for 20 years. Most people know the plot: Lysistrata assembles women from all of Greece, and they agree that they will not have sex until the men make peace. Aubrey Beardsley was the greatest and the most controversial Art Nouveau illustrator in England, famous for his illustrations of Mallory's "Morte d'Arthur," Oscar Wilde's "Salome," Pope's "The Rape of the Lock," and for several magazines. Because he was associated with Oscar Wilde, Beardsley lost his job as art editor of a magazine named "The Yellow Book" in 1895, soon after Wilde was arrested for homosexuality. He was approached by Leonard Smithers, a publisher of erotic books, who asked him to illustrate "Lysistrata." His illustrations are very much in the spirit of Aristophanes, as funny as they are obscene. Beardsley converted to Catholicism in 1897, and soon after, he asked Smithers to "destroy all copies of "Lysistrata"" with its "obscene drawings," but Smithers refused. Beardsley died of tuberculosis in 1898, at the age of 26. Smithers initially published "Lysistrata" in a limited edition of one hundred copies. It was reprinted in the 1960s and 1970s, but copies have long been scarce and expensive. Though some may find it offensive, we believe it is valuable to reprint this book, so all the books illustrated by this great artist are readily available.

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Author by : Aristophanes
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Release : 2014-11-14
File : 64 Pages
ISBN-13 : 194166704X