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Aristophanes the democrat

Keith C. Sidwell

Aristophanes the democrat

the politics of satirical comedy during the Peloponnesian War

by Keith C. Sidwell

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aristophanes -- Political and social views,
  • Greek drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism,
  • Satire, Greek -- History and criticism,
  • Politics and literature -- Greece

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Keith Sidwell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA3879 .S53 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23223615M
    ISBN 109780521519984
    LC Control Number2009017687

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This book provides a new interpretation of the nature of Old Comedy and its place at the heart of Athenian democratic politics. Professor Sidwell argues that Aristophanes and his rivals belonged to opposing political groups, each with their own political agenda.3/5(2).

This book provides a new interpretation of the nature of Old Comedy and its place at the heart of Athenian democratic politics. Professor Sidwell argues that Aristophanes and his rivals belonged to opposing political groups, each with their own political agenda.3/5(1).

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This book provides a new interpretation of the nature of Old Comedy and its place at the heart of Athenian democratic po Brand: Cambridge University Press. The basis for this view of Aristophanes’ politics is developed in the first chapter (), which presents a detailed, line-by line reading of the parabasis of Clouds (lines )—a passage that is invoked in just about every chapter of Aristophanes the Democrat (e.g., at 34, 91, et al.).

This book provides a new interpretation of the nature of Old Comedy and its place at the heart of Athenian democratic politics. Professor Sidwell argues that Aristophanes and his rivals belonged to opposing political groups, each with their own political agenda.

Through disguised caricature Price: $ Aristophanes the Democrat: The Politics of Satirical Comedy during the Peloponnesian War Keith Sidwell This book provides a new interpretation of the nature of Old Comedy and its place at the heart of Athenian democratic politics.

Get this from a library. Aristophanes the democrat: the politics of satirical comedy during the Peloponnesian War. [Keith C Sidwell] -- This study provides an interpretation of the nature of Old Comedy and its place at the heart of Athenian democratic politics.

Professor Sidwell argues that Aristophanes and his rivals belonged to. This book provides a new interpretation of the nature of Old Comedy and its place at the heart of Athenian democratic politics.

Professor Sidwell argues that Aristophanes and his rivals belonged to opposing political groups, each with their own political : Keith Sidwell. ARISTOPHANES THE DEMOCRAT Thisbook provides a new interpretation ofthe nature of OldComedy and its place at the heart of Athenian democratic politics.

Professor Sidwell argues that Aristophanes and his rivals belonged to opposing political groups, each with their own political agenda. Through dis-File Size: KB. For a book titled Aristophanes the Democrat surprisingly few facts or arguments are adduced to support the central claim. In fact the book is less about politics than it is about Aristophanes’ rivalry with other comic playwrights, above all Eupolis, whom Sidwell casts as Aristophanes’ anti-democratic, anti-war rival.

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Aristophanes the Democrat by Keith Sidwell,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1).

This book provides a new interpretation of the nature of Old Comedy and its place at the heart of Athenian democratic politics. Professor Sidwell argues that Aristophanes and his rivals belonged to opposing political groups, each with their own political agenda.

Keith Sidwell, Aristophanes the Democrat: The Politics of Satirical Comedy During the Peloponnesian War. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, Pp.

xv & £ ISBN (Hbk). Reviewed By Matthew Kears University of Birmingham Sidwell begins his preface with a justification of ‘Why (yet) another book on.

The Wasps (Classical Greek: Σφῆκες, romanized: Sphēkes) is the fourth in chronological order of the eleven surviving plays by Aristophanes, the master of an ancient genre of drama called 'Old Comedy'. It was produced at the Lenaia festival in BC, a time when Athens was enjoying a brief respite from the Peloponnesian War following a one-year truce with ters: Anticleon (Bdelycleon) a young.

Sidwell, Aristophanes the Democrat: The Politics of Satirical Comedy during the Peloponnesian War (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ); my review of Sidwell’s book was published in Polis, (), pp. Aristophanes: The Complete Plays Paperback – 31 Jan Aristophanes seems to have been a conservative democrat who thought that radical democracy involved the masses being duped by demagogues.

For example, in “The Frogs”, he calls (via the chorus leader) for citizenship rights to be given back to those who had supported the /5(26). Zumbrunnen’s book takes a new look at Aristophanes, the famed 5 th-4 th century Athenian comic playwright and his works, in terms of (as the title suggests) their embodiment of the challenges entailed by democratic citizenship.

He does so with recourse to well-established lines of critical inquiry and, in particular, the Aristophanic scholarship of Sheldon Wolin, David. Griffith, Aristophanes' Frogs (Oxford Approaches to Classical Literature: Oxford ) R. Hunter, Critical Moments in Classical Literature (Cambridge ) K.

McLeish, The Theatre of Aristophanes (London ) K. Sidwell, Aristophanes the Democrat (Cambridge ) Aristophanes in the modern world.

Keith Sidwell, Aristophanes the democrat: the politics of satirical comedy during the Peloponnesian dge; New York: Cambridge University Press, xv, p. $ ISBN Extraits en ligne sur le site de l'éditeur et .This book provides a new interpretation of the nature of Old Comedy and its place at the heart of Athenian democratic politics.

Professor Sidwell argues that Aristophanes and his rivals belonged to opposing political groups, each with their own political : Karen Gillum.Aristophanes, the great comic dramatist of Athens, wrote the Lysistrata for performance in February BC, probably at the play was written against the backdrop of the final years of the Peloponnesian War (a long and destructive war between Athens and Sparta): Athens had suffered major military setbacks, and shortly after the performance of the play there was .