Aristophanes

Aristophanes : biography c. 446 BC - c. 388 BC Latin translations of the plays by Andreas Divus (Venice 1528) were circulated widely throughout Europe...

Aristophanes

Aristophanes : biography c. 446 BC - c. 388 BC Electronic media The Wasps, radio play adapted by David Pountney, music by Vaughan Williams,...

Aristophanes

Aristophanes : biography c. 446 BC - c. 388 BC Aristophanes ( or ;Jones, Daniel; Roach, Peter, James Hartman and Jane Setter, eds....

Aristophanes

Aristophanes : biography c. 446 BC - c. 388 BC Dramatic structure The structural elements of a typical Aristophanic plot can be summarized as follows:...

Aristophanes

Aristophanes : biography c. 446 BC - c. 388 BC The Wasps is thought to offer the best example of a conventional approachAristophanes:Wasps Douglas M.MacDowell,...

Aristophanes

Aristophanes : biography c. 446 BC - c. 388 BC Self-mocking theatre: Frequent parodying of tragedy is an aspect of Old Comedy that modern...

Aristophanes

Aristophanes : biography c. 446 BC - c. 388 BC Dirty jokes: A relaxation in standards of behaviour was permitted and the holiday spirit...

Aristophanes

Aristophanes : biography c. 446 BC - c. 388 BC Complexity The development of New Comedy involved a trend towards more realistic plots, a simpler...

Aristophanes

Aristophanes : biography c. 446 BC - c. 388 BC The City Dionysia and the Lenaia were celebrated in honour of Dionysus, a god who...

Aristophanes

Aristophanes : biography c. 446 BC - c. 388 BC Lyrics: Almost nothing is known about the music that accompanied Greek lyrics, and the...