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The complete plays of Aristophanes

Author: Aristophanes.; Moses Hadas
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, ©1962, 2006.
Series: Bantam classic
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Bantam classic reissue / June 2006View all editions and formats
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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 Hadas writes in his introduction to this volume, 'His true claim upon our attention is as the most brilliant and artistic and thoughtful wit our world has known.' Includes The Acharnians, The Birds, The Clouds,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Aristophanes; Aristophanes.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aristophanes.; Moses Hadas
ISBN: 0553213431 9780553213430
OCLC Number: 124095832
Notes: First Bantam edition July 1962.
Translated from the classical Greek.
Description: 577 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Acharnians --
Knights --
Clouds --
Wasps --
Peace --
Birds --
Lysistrata --
Thesmophoriazusae --
Frogs --
Ecclesiazusae --
Plutus.
Series Title: Bantam classic
Other Titles: Plays.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Moses Hadas.

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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 Hadas writes in his introduction to this volume, 'His true claim upon our attention is as the most brilliant and artistic and thoughtful wit our world has known.' Includes The Acharnians, The Birds, The Clouds, Ecclesiazusae, The Frogs, The Knights, Lysistrata, Peace, Plutus, Thesmophoriazusae, and The Wasps.

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