Books Like Lysistrata by Aristophanes | Suggested Reading

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Thesmophoriazusae, also by Aristophanes, was produced in 411 B.C. Like Lysistrata, this play also depicts women as an important force in society.

Peace, also by Aristophanes (421 B.C.), addresses the problem of war, with a stronger presence by the gods of Mt. Olympus.

Four Plays by Aristophanes: The Clouds, The Birds, Lysistrata, The Frogs, is a compilation of four of Aristophanes' plays. This New American Library paperback (1984) is an easy and inexpensive way to become acquainted with this author.

The Penn Greek Drama Series, Aristophanes, 2: Wasps, Lysistrata, Frogs, The Sexual Congress, (1999) provides a scholarly translation of four of Aristophanes' plays.

William Shakespeare's, The Taming of the Shrew (1592), offers a romantic examination at the war between men and women.

Menander, a later Greek playwright, also wrote comedy, including, Samia (c. 300 B.C.), a romantic comedy about confused identities. Menander represents the new Comedy, but only fragments...

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