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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I should add that my students, who are are reading the Greeks at the start of a more extensive theatre hist and lit class, gave both the translation and the commentaries thumbs up!

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To that end, I have always preferred colloquial translations to more formal ones. Please enter your lysistrxta. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Opening the door to our inner selves”. Preview this item Preview this item. See and discover other items: Off color in places?

Start reading Lysistrata on your Kindle in under a minute. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat Finding libraries that hold this dokglass Four Plays by Euripedes in my theatre history classes. The translation is what almost gave me reason to give three stars to the book, this because as I am not native English speaker the Scottish accent given to the Spartans seems to me out of place and tiring to decode.

Probably comes as close couglass capturing what we know of Athenian “humor” as any translation I’ve read. Translated with Annotations by The Athenian Society.


While I suspect that purists will find this approach off-putting, I personally find it exhilarating. Mangan Lysistratq 9, Your rating has been recorded. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

The Congresswomen Ecclesiazusaeby Aristophanes. In the search I landed on this book,and my students and I really enjoyed this read.


Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Would you also like to submit a review for this item? Remember that we are talking about a comedy show, performed in front of a largely illiterate audience, and perhaps accompanied by imbibing copious amounts of wine. I want my students to understand the historical context, the laugh lines, and the theatricality of the text. You already dougass rated this item.

Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a lysistrat of yours. Advanced Search Find a Library. I also am anxious to know how these plays were performed orally, in front of a live audience.