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Lysistrata and Other Plays

Lysistrata and Other Plays

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Published by Penguin USA, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


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ISBN 109781101156476, 9781101157343

Title: Lysistrata And Other Plays Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, 8 X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, 8 X X in Published: Ap Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group Language: English. “Lysistrata” is a bawdy anti-war comedy by the ancient Greek playwright Aristophanes, first staged in is the comic account of one woman’s extraordinary mission to end the Peloponnesian War, as Lysistrata convinces the women of Greece to withhold sexual privileges from their husbands as a means of forcing the men to negotiate a s:

  Greek playwright, Aristophanes, lived during the 5th and 4th century BC and is considered one of the principal authors of the Greek classical period. Of the nearly thirty plays he wrote during his career, eleven are extant. Amongst the most famous of these is /5(4). Lysistrata and Other Plays by Aristophanes, Alan H. Sommerstein Editor: Penguin Books Ltd Enjoy this book on your E-Reader and in the format you prefer Description: The collection of three comedies that show Aristophanes fighting the consequences of war and social upheavals in Athens, with its characteristic spirit, Lysistrata and Other plays.

The other plays, "The Clouds" and "The Acharnians," are both remembered for their absurd humor and their importance to the Greek theatre. Aristophanes' intelligence and wit is present in all of his works, and the plays contained in "Lysistrata and Other Plays" will Brand: Neeland Media LLC. Three plays by the comedian of Ancient Greece Writing at the time of political and social crisis in Athens, Aristophanes was an eloquent yet bawdy challenger to the demagogue and the sophist. The Achanians is a plea for peace set against the background of the long war with Sparta. In Lysistrata a band of women tap into the awesome power of sex in order to end a war/5(8).


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The eleven surviving plays of Aristophanes are published in the Penguin Classics series as The Birds and Other Plays, Lysistrata and Other Plays, and The Wasps/The Poet and the Women/The Frogs. Alan H.

Sommerstein is head of the classics department at Nottingham. Product details/5(35). Two of these plays -- Lysistrata itself and The Acharnians-- provide trenchant commentary on But what stands out about this Penguin Books edition of Lysistrata is the way in which Lysistrata is brought together with two other, perhaps lesser-known plays from Aristophanes’ canon, all of which are united by the way in which the great Athenian 4/5.

The eleven surviving plays of Aristophanes are published in the Penguin Classics series as The Birds and Other Plays, Lysistrata and Other Plays, and The Wasps/The Poet and the Women/The Frogs.

Alan H. Sommerstein is head of the classics department at Nottingham/5(73). Lysistrata and Other Plays by Aristophanes,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K). Buy a cheap copy of Lysistrata and Other Plays book by Aristophanes.

Writing at the time of political and social crisis in Athens, Aristophanes was an eloquent yet bawdy challenger to the demagogue and the sophist. The Achanians is a Free shipping over $/5(5). Lysistrata has planned a meeting between all of the women of Greece to discuss the plan to end the Peloponnesian War.

As Lysistrata waits for the women of Sparta, Thebes, and other areas to meet her she curses the weakness of women. Lysistrata plans to ask the women to refuse sex with their husbands until a treaty for peace has been signed. Find books like Lysistrata and Other Plays from the world’s largest community of readers.

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The Acharnians/The Clouds/Lysistrata'We women have the salvation of Greece in our hands'Writing at a time of political and social crisis in Athens, the ancient Greek comic playwright Aristophanes was an eloquent, yet bawdy, challenger to the demagogue and the sophist.

Description: The collection of three comedies that show Aristophanes fighting the consequences of war and social upheavals in Athens, with its characteristic spirit, Lysistrata and Other plays translated from Greek, with an introduction and notes by Alan HSommerstein in Penguin ClassicsWritten at a time of political and social crisis in Athens, Aristophanes was eloquent, still debauchery for.

Lysistrata Language: English: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and Literature: Subject: Comedies Subject: Greek drama (Comedy) -- Translations into English Subject: Lysistrata (Fictitious character) -- Drama Subject: Peace movements -- Drama Subject: Women and peace -- Drama SubjectCited by: 1.

An excellent edition overall is Alan H. Sommerstein's in the Penguin Classic "Aristophanes: Lysistrata and Other Plays." The introduction and notes are extremely informative, and the translation itself strikes the right note to represent Aristophanes' style in English/5(5).

Aristophanes. and Sommerstein, A. Lysistrata and other plays - Penguin - London. About Lysistrata and Other Plays. Three plays by the comedian of Ancient Greece Writing at the time of political and social crisis in Athens, Aristophanes was an eloquent yet bawdy challenger to the demagogue and the sophist.

The Achanians is a plea for peace. Lysistrata and Other Plays Book Summary: Writing at a time when Athens was undergoing a crisis in its social attitudes, Aristophanes was an eloquent opponent of the demagogue and the sophist.

This collection includes Lysistrata, the hilariously bawdy anti-war fantasy; The Acharnians, a plea for peace set against the background of the long war.

The eleven surviving plays of Aristophanes are published in the Penguin Classics series as The Birds and Other Plays, Lysistrata and Other Plays, and The Wasps/The Poet and the Women/The Frogs. Alan H. Sommerstein is head of the classics department at Range: $ - $ Read "Lysistrata and Other Plays" by Aristophanes available from Rakuten Kobo.

The Acharnians/The Clouds/Lysistrata 'We women have the salvation of Greece in our hands' Writing at a time of political 4/5. Get this from a library. Lysistrata and other plays. [Aristophanes; Alan H Sommerstein] -- Presents an English translation of "Lysistrata," Arisophanes's B.C.

play about an Athenian woman who leads her fellow Greek wives in a sex strike until their husbands stop warring with each. Buy Lysistrata and Other Plays (Penguin Classics) Rev Ed by Aristophanes, Sommerstein, Alan H.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(72). Three plays by the comedian of Ancient Greece. Writing at the time of political and social crisis in Athens, Aristophanes was an eloquent yet bawdy challenger to the demagogue and the sophist.

The Achanians is a plea for peace set against the background of the long war with Sparta. In Lysistrata a band of women tap into the awesome power of sex in order to end a war.

Print book: Drama: English: Revised edView all editions and formats Summary: Collecting three comedies that show Aristophanes tackling the consequences of war and social upheaval in Athens with his characteristic wit, this title shows the political and social crisis in Athens, Aristophanes was an eloquent, yet bawdy challenger to the.

Three plays by the comedian of Ancient Greece Writing at the time of political and social crisis in Athens, Aristophanes was an eloquent yet bawdy challenger to the demagogue and the sophist. The Achanians is a plea for peace set against the background of the long war with Sparta.

In Lysistrata a band of women tap into the awesome power of sex in order to end a war/5(4).In Lysistrata the heroine of the play organizes a sex-strike and the wives of Athens occupythe Akropolis in an attempt to restore peace to the city.

The main source of comedy in the Assembly-Women is a similar usurpation of male power as the women attempt to reform .The eleven surviving plays of Aristophanes are published in the Penguin Classics series as The Birds and Other Plays, Lysistrata and Other Plays, and The Wasps/The Poet and the Women/The Frogs.

Alan H. Sommerstein is head of the classics department at Nottingham/5(66).