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Published: 05 January 2016

368 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198149941

Bookseller Code (06)

Aristophanes: Clouds, Women at the Thesmophoria, Frogs

A Verse Translation, with Introduction and Notes

Stephen Halliwell

  • Presents a vibrant verse translation of three key works from one of the most original playwrights in the entire Western tradition
  • Combines historical accuracy with a sensitive attempt to capture the rich dramatic and literary qualities of Aristophanic comedy
  • Features comprehensive introductions to each play, as well as detailed explanatory notes
  • Includes an appendix containing information and selected fragments from the lost plays of Aristophanes