Lysistrata by Aristophanes Trans. by Douglass Parker, 1964
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Lysistrata by Aristophanes Trans. by Douglass Parker, 1964

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Lysistrata by Aristophanes, a Modern Translation by Douglass Parker, 1964, this anti-war comedy first performed in Athens in 411 BC, dramatized "a woman's strike for peace using the most powerful weapon in the feminine arsenal." It remains Aristophanes' most popular comedy.

This is anti-war theater at its best, classical humor with an excellent introduction, helpful notes and glossary.

This collectible New American Library paperback translation of the Greek classic is in excellent vintage condition - no marks or tears, strong binding, a clean cover with an eye-catching and suggestive illustration, only minimal shelf wear and slight age related browning of pages.

The book measures 4 1/8 inches by 7 inches by 3/8 inch and has 128 pages.


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