Prime Four Plays by Aristophanes: The Birds; The Clouds; The Frogs; Lysistrata (Meridian Classics)Author Aristophanes – Bilb-weil.de

Whether his target is the war between the sexes or his fellow playwright Euripides, Aristophanes is the most important Greek comic dramatistand one of the greatest comic playwrights of all time His writingat once bawdy and delicatebrilliantly fuses serious political satire with pyrotechnical bombast, establishing the tradition of comedy as high art His messages are as timely and relevant today as they were in ancient Greece, and his plays still provoke laughterand thoughtThis volume features four celebrated masterpieces Lysistrata, The Frogs, The Birds, and The Clouds, translated by three of the most distinguished translators and classicists of our time


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