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Lysistrata

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Author: Aristophanes
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1625580592
Size: 52.60 MB
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Category : Drama
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Lysistrata

by Aristophanes, Lysistrata Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Lysistrata books, Aristophanes' play, Lysistrata, takes place toward the end of the Peloponnesian War and centers on the lives of the soldiers' wives. One woman, Lysistrata, under the impression that a man's libido is ultimately his driving force in life, comes up with an interesting peace solution: to deny their husbands sexual relations until they can settle on a peace agreement that will end the war. However, Lysistrata's strategy effectively creates even more war than before as the sexes begin to feud with each other. Aristophanes' play is both comic and poignant as it reveals the relationship between men and women in classical Athens society.




Lysistrata And Other Plays

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Author: Aristophanes
Publisher: Digireads.Com
ISBN: 9781420947588
Size: 34.46 MB
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Category : Drama
Languages : un
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Lysistrata And Other Plays

by Aristophanes, Lysistrata And Other Plays Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Lysistrata And Other Plays books, Greek playwright Aristophanes spins wonderful stories combining politics, satire, and classic Greek gods in this collection of "Lysistrata and Other Plays." "Lysistrata" focuses on the women of Greece whose husbands leave for the Peloponnesian War. The women do not care about the war as much as they care about missing their husbands; Lysistrata also insists that men rarely listen to women's reasoning and exclude their opinions on matters of the state. In retaliation, the women of Greece organize a strike, refusing to give their husbands sex until both sides agree to cease fighting. What makes the play tongue-in-cheek is that the men become more upset with their wives than they do with their enemies of war. It was also notable due to its positive portrayal of a woman's rationality in a male-dominated society. Its comedic portrayal of the dumbfounded men has made it a favorite of theatre lovers for years. 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 captivate and entertain readers for many more years to come.




Sophocles

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Author: Sophocles
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Wolken

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Author: Aristophanes
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Size: 68.61 MB
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Lysistrata And Other Plays

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Author: Aristophanes
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Size: 77.30 MB
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Birds And Other Plays

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Author: Aristophanes,
Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks
ISBN: 9780199555673
Size: 15.20 MB
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Category : Drama
Languages : un
Pages : 384
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Birds And Other Plays

by Aristophanes,, Birds And Other Plays Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Birds And Other Plays books, This is the first complete verse translation of Aristophanes' comedies to appear for more than twenty-five years and makes freshly available one of the most remarkable comic playwrights in the entire Western tradition, complete with an illuminating introduction including play by play analysis and detailed notes. Contains: Birds; Lysistrata; Assembly-Women; Wealth.




Lysistrata And Other Plays

Lysistrata and Other Plays PDF
Author: Aristophanes
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141907010
Size: 19.45 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Drama
Languages : en
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Lysistrata And Other Plays

by Aristophanes, Lysistrata And Other Plays Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Lysistrata And Other Plays books, 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. In Lysistrata and The Acharnians, two pleas for an end to the long war between Athens and Sparta, a band of women on a sex strike and a lone peasant respectively defeat the political establishment. The darker comedy of The Clouds satirizes Athenian philosophers, Socrates in particular, and reflects the uncertainties of a generation in which all traditional religious and ethical beliefs were being challenged. Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Alan H. Sommerstein




Sofokles

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Author: Sophocles
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Size: 26.71 MB
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Lustspiele

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Author: Publius Terentius Afer
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Size: 17.36 MB
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The Acharnians

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Author: Aristophanes
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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Category : Aristophanes
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The Acharnians

by Aristophanes, The Acharnians Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Acharnians books, Writing at a time of political and social crisis in Athens, Aristophanes (c. 447-c. 385 BC) was an eloquent, yet bawdy, challenger to the demagogue and the sophist. In Lysistrata and The Acharnians, two pleas for an end to the long war between Athens and Sparta, a band of women and a lone peasant respectively defeat the political establishment. The darker comedy of The Clouds satirizes Athenian philosophers, Socrates in particular, and reflects the uncertainties of a generation in which all traditional religious and ethical beliefs were being challenged. For this edition Alan Sommerstein has completely revised his translation of the three plays, bringing out the full nuances of Aristophanes' ribald humour and intricate word play, with a new introduction explaining the historical and cultural background to the plays. Book jacket.