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The living Aristophanes

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aristophanes -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Greek drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Alexis Solomos. Translation and adaptation by Alexis Solomos and Marvin Felheim.
    ContributionsFelheim, Marvin, 1914-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA3879 .S6513
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationvii, 320 p.
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5433239M
    ISBN 100472087983
    LC Control Number73080576
    OCLC/WorldCa895191

    I can not comply; for I should not dare to look upon the knights, having lost all my colour. This is a thinking-shop of wise spirits. What is the lightning then? When we have taught you, your glory among the mortals will reach even to the skies. But see that you do not teach this to any one. But what if he should suffer the radish through obeying you, and be depillated with hot ashes?

    In this play, Acharnians, a lone man attempts to make a private peace with the Spartans in opposition to his countrymen. And yet he ought to rain in fine weather, and these be absent. If Zeus strikes at the perjurers, why has he not blasted Simon, Cleonymus and Theorus? The ancient Solon was by nature the commons' friend. You crown me with lilies.

    Princeton But if any of them were to play the buffoon, or to turn any quavers, like these difficult turns the present artists make after the manner of Phrynis, he The living Aristophanes book to be thrashed, being beaten with many blows, as banishing the Muses. For to Phidippides consider, O youth, all that attaches to modesty, and of how many pleasures you are about to be deprived—of women, of games at cottabus, of dainties, of drinking-bouts, of giggling. These, as they roll, thunder. I recently had to read a draft of a new translation of a comedy by Aristophanes, unhappily pitched constantly at the same low level heavy on the colloquial and an "in your face" tone and oblivious to the incredible variety in the comic highs and lows in an Aristophanic comedy. Shakespeare wrote sculduddery because he liked it, and for no other reason; his sensuality is the measure of his vitality.


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I don't believe you; for I do not see the Dicasts sitting. At first, it's but a little gurgling pappax, pappax! If Rabelais were merely a social reformer, then the value of his work would not have outlived his generation.

Come, perchance you will learn the rhythms quicker. Which science of all those you have never been taught, do you wish to learn first? These evils have I suffered through you, O Clouds! By no means; for how would you call Amynias, if you met him? How could the humanistic emotions, The living Aristophanes book as pity, justice, sympathy, exist save as pacifistic quietings of the desire The living Aristophanes book slay, to hurt, to torment.

Where is this man who asks me for his money? O King Jupiter, of what a terrible length the nights are! And then I retired from the contest defeated by vulgar fellows, though I did not deserve it.

For I should not have rightly discovered things celestial if I had not suspended the intellect, and mixed the thought in a subtle form with its kindred air.

For I can't see them. Certainly not; unless the same woman can be both old and young at the same time. Ye rain-bringing virgins, let us come to the fruitful land of Pallas, to view the much-loved country of Cecrops, abounding in brave men; where is reverence for sacred rites not to be divulged; where the house that receives the initiated is thrown open in holy mystic rites; and gifts to the celestial gods; and high-roofed temples, and statues; and most sacred processions in honour of the blessed gods; and well-crowned sacrifices to the gods, and feasts, at all seasons; and with the approach of spring the Bacchic festivity, and the rousings of melodious choruses, and the loud-sounding music of flutes.

If you honour and revere us and if you are resolved to become a clever man. But also in the bewildering and humorous and tragic duality of all life's energies, it is the bridge to every eternity which is not merely a spectral condition of earth disembowelled of its lusts. Do you see what you are doing?

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I know what are female. Oh, oh, my child! Make a wager then with me, if the semisextarius be not a tetrameter. Thus: "Come hither, come hither Amynia! Tell me, O Socrates, I beseech you, by Jupiter, who are these that have uttered this grand song?

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Well, what is it? Aye, antiquated and dipolia-like and full of grasshoppers, and of Cecydes, and of the Buphonian festival! It is the very subtlety of the vitality of such works as Antony and Cleopatra and Lysistrata that makes it so easy to undervalue them, to see only a phallic play and political pamphlet in one, only a chronicle play in a grandiose method in the other.

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