Aristophanes and Athens : an introduction to the plays / Douglas M. MacDowell

Author(s): MacDowell, Douglas M. (Douglas Maurice)
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Subjects: Greek drama (Comedy)--History and criticism
Athens (Greece)--In literature
Aristophanes--Criticism and interpretation
Aristophanes--Knowledge--Greece--Athens
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
LC Classification: P, PA
Table of Contents: Abbreviations and Bibliography
Chronological Table of Plays
1. Intention and Interpretation 1
2. The Audience and its Expectations 7
3. Early Plays 27
4. Akharnians 46
5. Horsemen 80
6. Clouds 113
7. Wasps 150
8. Peace 180
9. Birds 199
10. Lysistrata 229
11. Women at the Thesmophoria 251
12. Frogs 274
13. Women at the Assembly 301
14. Wealth 324
15. Aristophanes and Athens 350
Index 357
Notes: LCCN: 95003669
Invalid ISN: 0198721585 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
ISBN:
ISBN: 0198721587 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
ISBN: 0198721595 (pbk)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: xiii, 362 p. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 32051210
ISBN/ISSN: 0198721585
0198721587
0198721595

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