This new verse translation of Aristophanes' comedies bargains one of many world's nice comedian dramatists in a sort that's either traditionally devoted and theatrically full of life. Aristophanes' performs have been produced for the competition theater of classical Athens within the 5th century BC and surround the total gamut of humor, from brilliantly creative delusion to obscene vulgarity. This variation incorporates a significant common advent and introductory essays for every of the performs, in addition to complete explanatory notes and an index of names.
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