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Lysistrata

Author: Aristophanes.; Gilbert Seldes; Pablo Picasso
Publisher: New York : Heritage Press, 1962.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Drama   Computer File : 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
History
Named Person: Lysistrata, (Fictitious character); Lysistrata, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aristophanes.; Gilbert Seldes; Pablo Picasso
OCLC Number: 2007935
Notes: "The special contents of this edition are copyrighted 1934 by the Limited Editions Club, Inc.... The play copyright 1930 by Gilbert Seldes." -- T.p. verso.
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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