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Aristophanes' Wasps

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ISBN-10: 0190639717

ISBN-13: 9780190639716

Edition: 2018

Authors: Kenneth Rothwell

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Aristophanes' Wasps (422 B.C.) is an entertaining comedy that plunges us into the life of a family in classical Athens, while treating themes that readers of any time and place can appreciate. A father and son argue about politics, household servants try to please their master, a disruptive gang of the father's friends decide to intervene, a dog becomes a lightning-rod for his antics in the kitchen, attempts are made at reform and reconciliation, and it all ends with a drinking party that goes disastrously wrong. The father, Philocleon, and his friends, the chorus of wasp-like old men for whom the play is named, are some of the great creations of comic drama. The characters of the Wasps…    
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Book details

List price: $37.99
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/22/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 9.10" wide x 7.40" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English