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The Wasps, The Poet and the Women & The Frogs

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4.1 out of 5
Based on 57 Ratings and 10 Reviews

Book Description
The master of ancient Greek comic drama, Aristophanes combined slapstick, humour and cheerful vulgarity with acute political observations. In "The Frogs", written during the Peloponnesian War, Dionysus descends to the Underworld to bring back a poet who can help Athens in its darkest hour, and stages a great debate to help him decide between the traditional wisdom of Aeschylus and the brilliant mo... More
Book Information
PublisherPenguin Young Readers Group
BindingMass Market Paperback (108 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages224
ISBN-100140441522
ISBN-13978-0140441529
Publication Date02/28/1964
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About Aristophanes (Author) : Aristophanes is a published author. Some of the published credits of Aristophanes include Frogs and Other Plays (Penguin Classics), The Wasps.
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About David Barrett (Introduction, Translator) : David Barrett is credited in . A published credit of David Barrett is The Frogs and Other Plays (Penguin Classics).
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