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Lysistrata

Author: Gilbert Seldes; Pablo Picasso; Aristophanes.
Publisher: New York : Heritage Press, [1962?], ©1934.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aristophanes' comic masterpiece of war and sex remains one of the greatest plays ever written. Led by the title character, the women of the warring city-states of Greece agree to withhold sexual favours with their husbands until they agree to cease fighting. The war of the sexes that ensues makes 'Lysistrata' a comedy without peer in the history of theatre. -- Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Lysistrata, (Fictitious character); Lysistrata, (Fictitious character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert Seldes; Pablo Picasso; Aristophanes.
OCLC Number: 2007935
Description: 117 pages, [6] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: by Aristophanes ; a new version by Gilbert Seldes ; with a special introduction by Mr. Seldes ; and illustrations by Pablo Picasso.

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Aristophanes' comic masterpiece of war and sex remains one of the greatest plays ever written. Led by the title character, the women of the warring city-states of Greece agree to withhold sexual favours with their husbands until they agree to cease fighting. The war of the sexes that ensues makes 'Lysistrata' a comedy without peer in the history of theatre. -- Publisher's description.

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