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ERIC Number: EJ581281
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0013-8274
Aristophanes Would Laugh.
Backes, Anthony
English Journal, v88 n4 p43-46 Mar 1999
Argues that lists of great books ought to reflect both the comic and tragic sides. Discusses problems of censorship and of translation when presenting comic works to classrooms full of teenagers. Describes how the author approaches the teaching of Aristophanes'"Lysistrata," offering students a bowdlerized text and inviting them to improve it. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Humor in the English Class.