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Four Greek Comedies: 'The Birds', 'The Frogs', 'The Clouds', and 'The Peace' | [Aristophanes, C. A. Wheelwright (translator)]

Four Greek Comedies: 'The Birds', 'The Frogs', 'The Clouds', and 'The Peace'

These four plays, translated into blank verse by C. A. Wheelwright, present to us the wide range of this ancient playwright's fertile imagination. From war and peace to politics and society to the relationships between mena nd women, no topic is off-limits.
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These four plays, translated into blank verse by C. A. Wheelwright, present to us the wide range of this ancient playwright's fertile imagination. From war and peace to politics and society to the relationships between mena nd women, no topic is off-limits.

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    Kenneth B. Wolfe Santa Fe, NM 09-24-11
    Kenneth B. Wolfe Santa Fe, NM 09-24-11 Member Since 2015
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    The translation is archaic ('thee/thou'). It's not funny. Comedy should be translated into contemporary English. I couldn't bear to listen to much of it. Aristophanes deserves much better.

    6 of 15 people found this review helpful

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