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Birds and Other Plays

Aristophanes
Translated and edited by Stephen Halliwell

November 2008

ISBN: 9780199555673

384 pages
Paperback
196x129mm

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Oxford World's Classics

Price: £9.99

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Description

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.

About the Author(s)

Aristophanes

Translated and edited by Stephen Halliwell, Professor of Greek, University of St Andrews

Table of Contents

    Birds
    Lysistrata
    Assembly - Women
    Wealth

Reviews

I readily endorse the opinion that the general introduction (ix-lxvi) is 'superb' and the introductions to the individual comedies 'excellent'. The rock-bottom price suggests extensive sales are anticipated and rightly so. - P. Walcot, Greece & Rome

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