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Lysistrata

Maurice Donnay

Lysistrata

a comedy in four acts

by Maurice Donnay

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by A. A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lysistrata (Fictitious character) -- Drama,
  • Peace movements -- Drama,
  • Women and peace -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Maurice Donnay, translated from the French by William A. Drake, with a foreword by George Jean Nathan.
    GenreDrama.
    SeriesThe theatre of today, [3]
    ContributionsDrake, William A., b. 1899, tr., Aristophanes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2607.O5 L92 1929
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p. l., 3-140 p.
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6731303M
    LC Control Number29017487
    OCLC/WorldCa2956010

    Jan 01,  · Book Overview Aristophanes's "Lysistrata" is one of the great comedies from classical antiquity. Central to the work is the vow by the women of Greece to withhold sex from their husbands until they end the brutal war between Athens and Sparta/5(5). Lysistrata begins with the Athenian woman Lysistrata pacing the streets of Athens, waiting for the Greek women she has summoned to arrive. Lysistrata’s neighbor Kleonike enters and tries to calm her, but Lysistrata denigrates the women of Greece as weak and lazy, and she announces that she has on.

    About Aristophanes. Aristophanes was born, probably in Athens, c. BC and died between and BC. Little is known about his life, but there is a portrait of him in Plato’s Symposium. Aristophanes has books on Goodreads with ratings. Aristophanes’s most popular book is Lysistrata.

    LitCharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in Lysistrata, which you can use to track the themes throughout the work. Wilson, Joshua. "Lysistrata Themes." LitCharts. LitCharts LLC, 29 Jun Web. 19 Feb Wilson, Joshua. "Lysistrata Themes." LitCharts. LitCharts LLC, 29 Jun Web. Lysistrata. A New Version by Gilbert Seldes. by Sabartés, Jaime and Picasso (illustrator). and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at caistab-gabon.com


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Apr 02,  · Lysistrata [Aristophanes] on caistab-gabon.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Aristophanes' play, Lysistrata, takes place toward the end of the Peloponnesian War and centers on the lives of the soldiers' wives.

One woman/5(). The story is about a way that the heroine, Lysistrata, has devised to end the war that men have waged, the funny thing is that her reason to ideate her plan is the, mostly erotic, longing she feels for not being able to be with his man, and this is the reason the women of Greece accept to back her caistab-gabon.com by: 1.

Apr 02,  · The story is about a way that the heroine, Lysistrata, has devised to end the war that men have waged, the funny thing is that her reason to ideate her plan is the, mostly erotic, longing she feels for not being able to be with his man, and this is the reason the women of /5().

Aug 15,  · Lysistrata [Aristophanes, Gilbert Seldes, Pablo Picasso] on caistab-gabon.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Beautiful edition of this book, with ink drawing by Picasso.5/5(1). The first make-love-not-war play ever written, Lysistrata is a bawdy comedy about the War Between the Sexes set against the tragedy of a civil war.

Ball and Chemers have created a new version of the play that brings out the erotic playfulness of the original while expanding on Aristophanes' unsparing dissection of militaris "What if they stopped a war because nobody came?"/5(8).

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Aristophanes. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this plays, drama story are Lysistrata. The book has been awarded with, and many others/5. Lysistrata is a play by Aristophanes that was first performed in BC.

Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis. As Lysistrata waits for the women of Sparta, Thebes, and other areas to meet her she curses the weakness of women.

Lysistrata plans to ask the women to refuse sex with their husbands until a treaty for peace has been signed.

Lysistrata has also made plans with the older women of Athens (the Chorus of Old Women) to seize the Akropolis later that day. Lysistrata Introduction. Lysistrata is, in a nutshell, the dirtiest double-entendre you can think of for "nutshell." We're not being deliberately provocative here at least no more than Aristophanes was when he wrote this play.

Lysistrata is a nonstop smutfest that goes way beyond innuendo. One of the most striking features about Lysistrata is the fact that the male characters are—almost without exception—portrayed as bumbling, incompetent fools, in contrast to the play's powerful.

Lysistrata explains that the most basic thing they want is to stop people from walking around the city with all their weaponry on—because it's crazy. Then she explains the women's main goal: to put an end to the war between Athens and Sparta.

FOREWORD Lysistrata is the greatest work by Aristophanes. This blank and rash statement is made that it may be rejected. But first let it be understood that I do not mean it is a better written work than the Birds or the Frogs, or that (to descend to the scale of values that will be naturally imputed to me) it has any more appeal to the collectors of "curious literature" than the Ecclesiazusae.

Lysistrata Book Summary: Lysistrata is one of the few surviving plays written by Aristophanes. Originally performed in classical Athens in BC, it is a comic account of one woman's extraordinary mission to end The Peloponnesian War.

Mar 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project caistab-gabon.com by: 1. Lysistrata Jones is a musical comedy adaptation of Aristophanes' comedy Lysistrata. The book is by Douglas Carter Beane and the score is by Lewis Flinn. After a critically acclaimed off-Broadway run with Transport Group Theatre Company, the show opened on Broadway in December and closed in January The show tells the tale of the men on a losing college basketball team whose Book: Douglas Carter Beane.

First presented in B.C., this ancient comedy concerns the efforts of Lysistrata, an Athenian woman, to persuade other women to join together in a strike against the men of Greece, denying them. Lysistrata - Lysistrata is an Athenian woman who is sick and tired of war and the treatment of women in Athens.

Lysistrata gathers the women of Sparta and Athens together to solve these social ills and finds success and power in her quest. Lysistrata is the ultimate MC (master of ceremonies) and director of the action of Lysistrata. Continually giving direction from behind the scenes of the action, Lysistrata not only instructs the women on how to act, but carefully observes and coaches the women.

Lysistrata book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occa /5(5). Lysistrata by Aristophanes, Picasso and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at caistab-gabon.com.

Other Books Related to Lysistrata Aristophanes was the high prince of the Greek Old Comedy, a genre distinctive for its scathing political and cultural satire as well as .Full text of "Lysistrata" DISTRIBUTION UNDER "PROJECT GUTENBERG-tm" You may distribute copies of this eBook electronically, or by disk, book or any other medium if you either delete this "Small Print!" and all other references to Project Gutenberg, or: [1] Only give exact copies of it.

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