Wasps / edited with introduction and commentary by Douglas M. MacDowell Aristophanes

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greek drama (comedy); Aristophanes.; Aristophanes, c. 445-c. 385 a.C.
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This bilingual edition of Aristophanes's The Wasps includes an introduction, prose translation, and long-awaited German commentary. A classic work of Attic comedy, The Wasps satirizes developments in Athenian justice and politics via a generational struggle in which the son seeks to re-educate the father. With perfect narrative structure, The Wasps casts a humorous light on the early post-Pericles era in Athens.
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