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Rogers, Benjamin Bickley 1828-1919

Overview
Works: 296 works in 928 publications in 7 languages and 9,078 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Comedy plays  Tragedies (Drama)  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Humor  Textbooks  Juvenile works  Study guides 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, tra, Recipient
Classifications: PA3877, 882.01
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Most widely held works about Benjamin Bickley Rogers
 
Most widely held works by Benjamin Bickley Rogers
Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes by Aeschylus( Book )

20 editions published between 1952 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristophanes by Aristophanes( Book )

50 editions published between 1924 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristophanes of Athens (ca. 446- 386BC), one of the world's greatest comic dramatists, has been admired since antiquity for his iridescent wit and beguiling fantasy, exuberant language, and brilliant satire of the social, intellectual, and political life of Athens at its height. He wrote at least forty plays, of which eleven have survived complete. In this new Loeb Classical Library edition of Aristophanes, Jeffrey Henderson presents a freshly edited Greek text and a lively unexpurgated translation with full explanatory notes. Three plays are in Volume II of the new edition. Socrates' "Thinkery" is at the center of Clouds, which spoofs untraditional techniques for educating young men. Wasps satirizes Athenian enthusiasm for jury service and the law courts as well as the city's susceptibility to demagogues. In Peace, a rollicking attack on war-makers, the farmer-hero makes his famous trip to heaven on a dung beetle to discuss the issues with Zeus
Fifteen Greek plays by Lane Cooper( Book )

7 editions published between 1943 and 1958 in English and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine Greek dramas by Aeschylus( Book )

14 editions published between 1909 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five comedies by Aristophanes( Book )

3 editions published between 1955 and 1982 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The knights.--Lysistrata.--The clouds.--The birds.--The frogs
Aristophanes with the English translation of Benjamin Bickley Rogers by Aristophanes( Book )

22 editions published between 1924 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The birds by Aristophanes( Book )

36 editions published between 1906 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Catholic University of America Speech and Drama Department presents Aristophanes' "The Birds," acting edition, staging and choreography by Walter Kerr, setting and lighting by James Waring, costumes by Thomas N. Bohen, Jr., musical score by John Garvey
The knights ; [and], Peace ; [and], the birds ; [and], the assemblywomen ; [and], Wealth by Aristophanes( Book )

29 editions published between 1910 and 1930 in 3 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristophanes is the only surviving representative of Greek Old Comedy, the exuberant, satirical form of festival drama which flourished during the heyday of classical Athenian culture in the fifth century BC. His plays are characterized by extraordinary combinations of fantasy and satire, sophistication and vulgarity, formality and freedom. Birds is an escapist fantasy in which two dissatisfied Athenians, in defiance of men and gods, bring about a city of birds, the eponymous Cloudcuckooland. In Lysistrata the heroine of the play organizes a sex-strike and the wives of Athens occupy the Akropolis in an attempt to restore peace to the city. The main source of comedy in the Assembly-Women is a similar usurpation of male power as the women attempt to reform Athenian society along utopian-communist lines. Finally, Wealth is Aristophanes' last surviving comedy, in which Ploutos, the god of wealth is cured of his blindness and the remarkable social consequences of his new discrimination are exemplified
The Thesmophoriazusae of Aristophanes by Aristophanes( Book )

26 editions published between 1904 and 1920 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ecclesiazusae of Aristophanes : acted at Athens in the year ; B.C. 393 by Aristophanes( Book )

22 editions published between 1902 and 1923 in 3 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedies of Aristophanes by Aristophanes( Book )

10 editions published in 1902 in 4 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clouds by Aristophanes( Book )

27 editions published between 1852 and 1930 in 3 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this ancient Greek comedy, Strepsiades has a problem: his good-for-nothing son Pheidippides is gambling away his fortune on horses. Strepsiades wants to send his son to the Thinkery, an expensive school of sophisticated rhetoric, so that Pheidippides can talk his way out of Strepsiades' debts. At the Thinkery Pheidippides meets Socrates, a fast-talking sleaze ball "philosopher" who teaches his students how to con their way out of trouble. There is a famous story from antiquity that Socrates cheerfully rose from his seat in the theatre during a performance of The Clouds when foreigners in the audience began to whisper, "Who is Socrates?" Plato would later complain bitterly that this play's mocking portrayal of Socrates contributed to his downfall
Lysistrata by Aristophanes( Book )

23 editions published between 1911 and 1991 in 5 languages and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristophanes' comic masterpiece of war and sex remains one of the greatest plays ever written. Led by the title character, the women of the warring city-states of Greece agree to withhold sexual favours with their husbands until they agree to cease fighting. The war of the sexes that ensues makes 'Lysistrata' a comedy without peer in the history of theatre. -- Publisher's description
Five comedies of Aristophanes by Aristophanes( Book )

5 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In addition to his immense powers for joyous farce and brillian fantasy, Aristophanes is characterized by a consummate and delicate lyrical gift, and a serious and engaged presentation of the major moral and political issues of his day -- or of any day. A comedy of Aristophanes is "a wild though highly intellectual face" (Gilbert Murray); "a dramatized debate in which the persons represent opposing principles" (S. H. Butcher)
The Plutus of Aristophanes : with notes in Greek, based on the scholia by Aristophanes( Book )

8 editions published in 1907 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wasps of Aristophanes : acted at Athens at the Lenaean festival, B.C. 422 by Aristophanes( Book )

14 editions published between 1875 and 1920 in 3 languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Acharnians of Aristophanes; acted at Athens at the Lenaean festival, B.C. 425 by Aristophanes( Book )

9 editions published between 1910 and 1930 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristophanis Eirēnē = The Peace of Aristophanes, acted at Athens at the Great Dionysia, B.C. 421 by Aristophanes( Book )

10 editions published in 1913 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Frogs of Aristophanes : acted at Athens in the year B.C. 405. by Benjamin Bickley Rogers( Book )

4 editions published in 1902 in Greek, Modern and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristophanous Sphēkes = The wasps of Aristophanes, acted at Athens at the Lenaean Festival, B.C. 422 : the Greek text revised with a translation into corresponding metres, introduction and commentary by Aristophanes( Book )

11 editions published between 1875 and 1916 in 3 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Benjamin Bickley Rogers British classical scholar

Bickley Rogers, Benjamin.

Bickley Rogers Benjamin 1828-1919

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