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Aristophanes: The Complete Plays

By: Aristophanes

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Berkley: February 2005

Seller ID: 17681

ISBN: 0451214099

Condition: New


A brand-new translation of the world's greatest satirist.With a signature style that is at once bawdy and delicate, as well as a fearless penchant for lampooning the rich and powerful, Aristophanes remains arguably the finest satirist of all time. Collected here are all 11 of his surviving plays-newly translated by the distinguished poet and translator Paul Roche. View more info

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Medea and Other Plays (Penguin Classics)

By: Euripides

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Penguin Classics: August 1963

Seller ID: 17131

ISBN: 0140441298

Condition: New


Euripides was a brilliant and powerful innovator within the traditional framework of Attic drama.The last of the three great Athenian dramatists, and during his lifetime perhaps the most controversial, Euripides was the first playwright to use the chorus as a commentator; the first to put contemporary language into the mouths of heroes; and the first to interpret human suffering without reference to the wisdom of gods. The four plays in this volume all show Euripides to have been a man defiant of established beliefs, and preoccupied with the dichotomy between instinctive and civilize... View more info

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The Essential Pinter: Selections from the Work of Harold Pinter

By: Harold Pinter

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Grove Press: October 2006

Seller ID: 17171

ISBN: 0802142699

Condition: New


Harold Pinter is one of our most profound poers and playwrights, with work ranging from his plays The Caretaker, The Homecoming, and Betrayal to such poems as "The Bombs" and "Death." A writer known for his searing exploration of power, Pinter gives us an electrifying look into the often uncomfortable relationships between people--whether family members or political opponents. The Essential Pinter, which includes key plays, poetry, essays, and screenplays, is an indispensable companion for anyone wishing to delve into the astonishingly dazzling and frequently ominous world of Harold Pinter. In... View more info