Douglass Stott Parker, Sr. (May 27, – February 8, ) was an American classicist, Lysistrata has had over two hundred productions. Parker was. Lysistrata by Aristophanes, (A “Modern Translation” by Douglass Parker). Oh dear god. THIS WAS AWFUL. Couldn’t even finish it. Basic premise: Athenian. Related Names: Parker, Douglass. Language(s): English. Published: Ann Arbor University of Michigan Press []. Physical Description: 98p. Locate a Print.

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It was called survey of literary humor- and let me assure you this book was not funny. Remember that we are talking about a comedy show, performed in front of a largely illiterate audience, and perhaps accompanied by imbibing copious amounts of wine.

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It really opened my students’ eyes to the responsibility of a translator, and how a personal agenda cam creep into the translation. Write a review Rate this item: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Five Comedies by Plautus and Terence: There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Other point that makes me dubious of the work of the translator is if he decided to give a contemporary accent to Spartans thus what guaranty one could have that he has not introduced modern phrases to replace old ones However, lysistgata thing to be aware of is that this translation doesn’t try to tone down the sexuality in the script.


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Dougalss comes as close to capturing what we know of Athenian “humor” as any translation I’ve read. User lists Similar Items. In Deena Berg, Douglass Parker.