Aristophanes' great anti-war drama glorifies the power of fertility in the face of destruction. Mr. Rudall's new translation recaptures the splendid variety of diction in Aristophanes, so that instead of a heavily poetic presentation the play becomes highly theatrical.
Ivan R. Dee; August 1991
- ISBN: 9781461703501
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- Title: Lysistrata
Series: Plays for Performance Series
- Author: Aristophanes
Imprint: Ivan R. Dee
In The Press
These are highly recommended wherever there is an interest in classical drama.
About The Author
The Plays for Performance series is edited by Nicholas Rudall, former artistic director of the Court Theatre at the University of Chicago where he is professor of classics, and Bernard Sahlins, founder and director of the Second City. They both live in Chicago, Illinois.