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By Erich Segal

Aristophanes is the single writer of Greek Attic comedy whose paintings survives in any shape past fragments. His 11 surviving comedies replicate the spirit of Athens within the golden age and its designated freedom of speech. This anthology brings jointly all of the most crucial contributions to the research of Aristophanes; it addresses a variety of matters from the vintage query of Aristophanes' courting to modern politics to extra smooth concerns equivalent to functionality context, the interplay among 5th century comedy and tragedy, and gender

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