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Clouds

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Clouds by Aristophanes
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1892. Aristophanes was a Greek comic playwright. A brilliant satirist, he used the freedom of Old Comedy to ridicule public figures, institutions, and even the gods. In Clouds, the plot of the comedy, like most of those of Aristophanes, is very simple. A man belonging to the once sound and uncorrupted core of the people, a countryman, who has suffered material and moral ruin through the evils common to the times, though not yet himself attacked by the poison of the new culture, is led by adverse circumstances to embrace it. He has been wealthy, and could have enjoyed his property in peace and quiet, but weakness and want of character have involved him in a series of misfortunes. External influence, perhaps also the desire to raise himself above his rank, has induced him to marry a noble, but mistrained girl of a proud family. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
Release date NZ
April 5th, 2004
Author
Contributor
Edited by M. W. Humphreys
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Kessinger Publishing Co
Pages
260
Dimensions
152x229x15
ISBN-13
9781417906154
Product ID
1864809

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