Aristophanes Aristophanes - Lysistrata

Aristophanes Aristophanes - Lysistrata

Aristophanes Aristophanes - Lysistrata

Título: Lysistrata

El autor: Aristophanes Aristophanes

Editor: Anboco

Publicado: 12.04.2012

Género: Filología

ISBN: 9783736409361

Tamaño: 3.00MB

Idiomas: Español

Formato : PDF, EPUB

Lysistrata por Aristophanes Aristophanes

Lysistrata is a comedy by Aristophanes. Originally performed in classical Athens in 411 BC, it is a comic account of one womans extraordinary mission to end the Peloponnesian War. Lysistrata persuades the women of Greece to withhold sexual privileges from their husbands and lovers as a means of forcing the men to negotiate peace—a strategy, however, that inflames the battle between the sexes. The play is notable for being an early exposé of sexual relations in a male-dominated society.[citation needed] Additionally, its dramatic structure represents a shift from the conventions of Old Comedy, a trend typical of the authors career. It was produced in the same year as the Thesmophoriazusae, another play with a focus on gender-based issues, just two years after Athens catastrophic defeat in the Sicilian Expedition.