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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

Statementedited and with an introduction by Moses Hadas.
SeriesA Bantam classic, Bantam classic
ContributionsHadas, Moses, 1900-1966.
The Physical Object
Pagination501 p. ;
Number of Pages501
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22973038M
ISBN 100553211641

Complete Plays of Aristophanes eBook: Aristophanes, B.B. Rogers, R.H. Webb, Moses Hadas, Jack Lindsay: astonmartingo.com: Kindle Store/5(3). Aristophanes: The Complete Plays by Paul Roche. 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, Aristophanes remains arguably the finest satirist of all time. Collected here are all 11 of his surviving plays.

Aristophanes (/ ˌ ær ɪ ˈ s t ɒ f ə n iː z /; Ancient Greek: Ἀριστοφάνης, pronounced [aristopʰánɛːs]; c. – c. BC), son of Philippus, of the deme Kydathenaion (Latin: Cydathenaeum), was a comic playwright of ancient Athens and a poet of Old Attic Comedy. Eleven of his forty plays survive virtually astonmartingo.com: c. BC, Athens. May 22,  · Buy The Complete Plays of Aristophanes Reissue by Aristophanes, Moses Hadas, Professor Robert H. Webb, Jack Lindsay, B. B. Rogers (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3).

Complete Plays of Aristophanes A poet who hated an age of decadence, armed conflict, and departure from tradition, Aristophanes' comic genius influenced the 5/5(2). He wrote at least forty plays, of which eleven have survived complete. In this new Loeb Classical Library edition of Aristophanes, Jeffrey Henderson presents a freshly edited Greek text and a lively, unexpurgated translation with full explanatory notes. Three plays are in Volume II of the new edition.


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To me, this was like reading your first Shakespeare play in junior high: so loaded with explanations of who people were, puns, double-entendres, BC political gags and barbs, etc. that whatever humor there was is long gone/5(21).

Reading Aristophanes, the father of comedy, is so much fun. He’s earthy to the point of crudeness, hilarious, and utterly human. I didn’t read the entirety of The Complete Plays of Aristophanes by I did read Birds, Clouds, Peace, and Frogs/5.

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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 that the plays of Aristophanes are serious.4/5(32).

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This comprehensive compilation of Aristophanes' texts, "The Complete Plays of Aristophanes" contains eleven unique stories all penned by the famously witty Greek playwright.

His works are also important because they are some of the last remaining forms of Old Comedy in existence. The plays are Price: $ 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.

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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(4).

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The Complete Plays Of Aristophanes by Aristophanes,download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook. Aristophanes was a ribald playwright whose raucous plays were brilliantly brought to life by Fred Beake, David Slavitt, Palmer Bovie, and Jack Flavin.

The first two of the four plays in Aristophanes, 1, The Acharnians and Peace were written during the Peloponnesian War. Jun 29,  · The complete plays of Aristophanes by Aristophanes; Hadas, Moses, Publication date Topics Aristophanes Publisher New York: Bantam Books Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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These translations are stilted, archaic and endlessly frustrating - obscuring not only the timeless humor of the plays, but occasionally the basic elements of the Reviews: Dec 07,  · Does the electronic version of the book completely replace the paper version?

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