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The complete plays of Aristophanes.

Aristophanes

The complete plays of Aristophanes.

by Aristophanes

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Published by Bantam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek drama

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited and with an introd. by Moses Hadas.
    ContributionsHadas, Moses, 1900-1966.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination501 p.;
    Number of Pages501
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14420328M

    Get this from a library! The complete plays of Aristophanes. [Aristophanes.; Moses Hadas] -- 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. But as Moses. 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(11).

    Get this from a library! The complete plays of Aristophanes. [Aristophanes.; Moses Hadas] -- Extravagant power of invention and remarkable comic vitality make Aristophanes one of the most brilliant of the ancient Greek playwrights. From the hilariously bawdy yet fundamentally serious play. Aristophanes has books on Goodreads with ratings. Aristophanes’s most popular book is Lysistrata.

    About Aristophanes: The Complete Plays. 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. The Complete Plays Summary. 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.


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Paul Roche, a distinguished English poet and translator, is the author of The Bible’s Greatest Stories. His other translations include Euripides: Ten Plays (Signet), Oedipus Plays of Sophocles (Meridian) and The Orestes Plays of Aeschylus (Meridian).

Read by: 3. Standing at its price, The Complete Plays of Aristophanes is a great deal. The plays are complete and each includes an introductory page.

However, in terms of /5(12). 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.5/5(1).

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (37 plays, sonnets and by:   Paul Roche, a distinguished English poet and translator, is the author of The Bible’s Greatest Stories. His other translations include Euripides: Ten Plays (Signet), Oedipus Plays of Sophocles (Meridian) and The Orestes Plays of Aeschylus (Meridian).

Review/5(21). No less a figure than Plato accused Aristophanes' play The Clouds of contributing to the prosecution and death of Socrates. Aristophanes even appears in Plato's The Symposium as one of the guests. From The Birds we get the concept of Aristophanes is the great comic playwright of Ancient Greece, and set the standard and form of comedy in the Western World/5.

Complete Plays [Aristophanes] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Complete Plays: Aristophanes: : Books Skip to main content. The plays of Aristophanes collected in these volumes, composed and performed in Athens during the fifth and fourth centuries BC, are the earliest surviving record of comic drama in Western culture/5(14).

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National Emergency Library. Top The complete plays of Aristophanes by Aristophanes; Hadas, Moses, Publication date Topics Aristophanes Publisher New York: Bantam BooksPages: 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). His play Lysistrata was assigned me in high school (and I loved it by the way) but it was that Aristophanes was listed on Significant books on Good Reading that gave me incentive to read the rest.

In other words, yes, Aristophanes plays are one of those fundamental works any educated person should know--reason alone to become acquainted.4/5(6). 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. His plays are the only extant representatives of Greek Old Comedy, a dramatic form whose conventions made it inevitable that the author would /5(4). 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 Complete Plays by Aristophanes and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 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.

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Aristophanes: The Complete Plays | Roche Paul | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. 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). The Complete Plays Of Aristophanes by Aristophanes,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2K). Buy a cheap copy of The Complete Plays book by 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 Free shipping over $Cited by: 3.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).Aristophanes: The Complete Plays (Book) Book Details.

ISBN. Title. Aristophanes: The Complete Plays. Author. Aristophanes & Paul Roche. Publisher. Berkley. Publication Date.

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