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Aristophanes: Frogs - Marshall, C W (Editor), and Slater, Niall W (Editor)
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A comedy about tragedy and a play about playmaking, Aristophanes' Frogs (405 BCE) is perhaps the most popular of ancient comedies. This new introduction guides students through the play, its themes and contemporary contexts, and its reception history. Frogs offers sustained engagement with the Athenian literary scene, with the politics of Athens at the end of the Peloponnesian War, and with the religious understanding of the fifth-century city. It presents the earliest direct criticism of theatre and a detailed ...

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Aristophanes: Frogs 2020, Bloomsbury Academic, New York

ISBN-13: 9781350080911

Trade paperback

Aristophanes: Frogs 2020, Bloomsbury Academic, New York

ISBN-13: 9781350080928

Hardcover