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Published by University Press of America in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Greece.

Subjects:

  • Aristophanes -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Greek drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism.,
  • Literature and society -- Greece.,
  • Drama -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Self in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDana Ferrin Sutton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA3879 .S85
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 117 p. ;
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4094004M
ISBN 100819110671, 081911068X
LC Control Number80005235

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Self and Society in Aristophanes Paperback – June 1, by Dana F. Sutton (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — Author: Dana F. Sutton. Aristophanes (or ; [2] Greek: Ἀριστοφάνης, pronounced ; c. – c. BC), son of Philippus, of the deme Cydathenaeum, [3] was a comic playwright of ancient of his thirty plays survive virtually complete. These, together with fragments of some of his other plays, provide the only real examples of a genre of comic drama known as Old Comedy, and they are used to. English translation of Aristophanes' famous comedy noted for its critique of philosophy, society and education. Includes helpful notes and an introductory essay on Aristophanes, a history of the play and its production, and suggestions for further reading. Aristophanes has books on Goodreads with ratings. Aristophanes’s most popular book is Lysistrata.

Aristophanes: Aristophanous Batrachoi: the Frogs of Aristophanes, adapted for performance by the Oxford University Dramatic Society, , with an English version partly adapted from that of J. Hookham Frere, and partly written for the occasion by D. G. Hogarth and A. D. Godley. (Aristophanes like his heir Swift was a conservative arguing against war because it disrupted traditional society and trade. Quite the opposite of our Aristophanes was the master of ancient Greek comedy writing between BC and BC/5. [aristophanous Batrachoi] the Frogs of Aristophanes, Adapted for Performance by the Oxford University Dramatic Society, , with an English Version Partly Adapted from That of J. Hookham Frere and P. Aristophanes $   English translation of Aristophanes' famous comedy noted for its critique of philosophy, society and education. Includes helpful notes and an introductory essay on Aristophanes, a history of the play and its production, and suggestions for further : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.

Thesmophoriazusae – the plot Today the women at the festival Are going to kill me for insulting them! [4] This bold statement by Euripides is the absurd premise upon which the whole play depends. The women are incensed by his plays' portrayal of the female sex as mad, murderous, and sexually depraved, and they are using the festival of the Thesmophoria (an annual fertility celebration. The phenomenon of the self-referential parabasis is unique to Attic Old Comedy, although it has various analogues in the traditions of European comic drama: one need only examine the prologues of Plautus and Terence, Jonson or Dryden to find many of the same apologetic topoi and attitudes that appear in Aristophanes’ parabases.¹ But a prologue is by its nature a different entity, in a sense.   Introduction: Lysistrata by Aristophanes Lysistrata (Signet Classics) Lysistrata by Aristophanes is the second book I am featuring on The Invisible Mentor blog for Banned Books Week. I decided that I would read the book first to see if I could determine why it was banned. Lysistrata by Aristophanes is a comedic play set during the Peloponnesian .   Along with Sophocles and Euripides, Aristophanes is considered one of the three great Greek playwrights. Only eleven of his nearly forty plays survive in their entirety to this day. "The Frogs and Other Plays" includes the titular play along "The Wasps" and Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.