Douglass Stott Parker, Sr. (May 27, – February 8, ) was an American classicist, Lysistrata has had over two hundred productions. Parker was. Lysistrata by Aristophanes, (A “Modern Translation” by Douglass Parker). Oh dear god. THIS WAS AWFUL. Couldn’t even finish it. Basic premise: Athenian. Related Names: Parker, Douglass. Language(s): English. Published: Ann Arbor University of Michigan Press []. Physical Description: 98p. Locate a Print.

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No wonder that in Providence, not far from my son’s school URIthey did a series of performances of Lysistrata – which audiences loved. Peace; Money, the God; Samia. He taught classes in Greek and Latin languages and literature, as well as a discipline of his own creation, parageography —the study of imaginary worlds. University of Michigan Press, Signet Classics. Lysistrata and Other Plays Penguin Classics. Would you also like to submit a review for this item?

Customers who bought this item also bought. It is very direct and again Ruden explains her choices. But a rollicking good time – yes! You may send this item to up to five recipients. Plato Symposium Hackett Classics. The gloss that Sarah Ruden has added to the translated text is excellent, and she explains why she chose to translate a certain phrase in the way that she did. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. He also had interests in fantasy and science fiction, and published one of the first scholarly analyses of Tolkien ‘s ‘ The Lord of the Rings.


Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: While I suspect that purists will find this approach off-putting, I personally find it exhilarating. Other point that makes me dubious of the work of the translator is if he decided to give a contemporary accent to Spartans thus what guaranty one could have that he has not introduced modern phrases to replace old ones Please enter the message. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

The Chronicle of Higher Education. Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. But then again this is a personal observation that could be no usual with the uses in English language. The story and the writing and the presence of phrases we use today I really hope they are not an inclusion of the translator oysistrata give a tricky sensation that the lysisrata has been written at most one hundred of years ago and not the two and half millennia that it has!

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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Get to Know Us. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. You may have already requested this item. Pages with related products. Both this book and Women on the Edge provide solid historical context in a way that I have yet to find in larger anthologies or cheaper single play editions.

I will use this as a required text from now on because it is not expensive and the material included in the commentaries is an invaluable supplement to any theatre history text. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

However, one thing to be aware of is that this translation doesn’t try to tone down the sexuality in the script. The footnotes and essays helped actors and the director to “get it” and the colloquial language made it accessible to contemporary audience members and those who are just reading the script. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online.

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