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Lysistrata and other plays, (electronic resource)

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Lysistrata and other plays
Title
Lysistrata and other plays
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Language
eng
Summary
Greek playwright Aristophanes spins wonderful stories combining politics, satire, and classic Greek gods in this collection of "Lysistrata and Other Plays." "Lysistrata" focuses on the women of Greece whose husbands leave for the Peloponnesian War. The women do not care about the war as much as they care about missing their husbands; Lysistrata also insists that men rarely listen to women's reasoning and exclude their opinions on matters of the state. In retaliation, the women of Greece organize a strike, refusing to give their husbands sex until both sides agree to cease fighting. What makes the play tongue-in-cheek is that the men become more upset with their wives than they do with their enemies of war. It was also notable due to its positive portrayal of a woman's rationality in a male-dominated society. Its comedic portrayal of the dumbfounded men has made it a favorite of theatre lovers for years. The other plays, "The Clouds" and "The Acharnians," are both remembered for their absurd humor and their importance to the Greek theatre. Aristophanes' intelligence and wit is present in all of his works, and the plays contained in "Lysistrata and Other Plays" will captivate and entertain readers for many more years to come
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Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Aristophanes
Dewey number
882/.01
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sommerstein, Alan H.
  • Aristophanes
  • Aristophanes
  • Aristophanes
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Penguin classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aristophanes
  • Lysistrata
  • Peace movements
  • Women and peace
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Lysistrata and other plays, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11940839
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11940839
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11940839
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11940839
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Lysistrata and other plays, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11940839
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11940839
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11940839
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11940839
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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