Frogs by Aristophanes, Jeffrey Henderson

By Aristophanes, Jeffrey Henderson

During this English translation of Aristophanes' renowned comedy the god Dionysus, upset in present Athenian playwrights, seeks to carry the dramatist Euripides again from Hades. contains priceless notes and an introductory essay on Aristophanes, the background of the play and its creation, and a bibliography.

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March, a month after gone home for a second wind. I'd hung on couple of years after it Somehow in New York I'd for a fellowship year ended, keeping alive on I was regularly fired for typing my company time. That February, I'd lost the one job too many and when my capital had shrunk to the price of a one-way dreary office jobs, from which plays on ticket to Philadelphia, I'd packed agent's office, said a tearful fully my bags, left a new play at my good-bye to Maxine and crept mourn- home. 33 The first My time, but he calls came early in the afternoon as whole cigarette out of oldest brother living at still two of the trying to get a home.

I'm nervous enough in this company. " I said. Maxine giggled. American Academy "I only graduated from the said. "The Guild took me out of the senior class • 20 • last June," she and gave me my when job and first This only is my show closed the I went back and graduated. " about it: I said. " know," said Maxine. "I asked somebody "I cause nobody else in the company is my age, who you were be- and they you were a playwright sent over by the Guild. " I think I knew that people who really have no brains know it.

And I'm very impressed," he "When And you lunch with him. " the first five years. After that, you you need the lunch because you know from they take you to lunch they don't want your play. 45 IfShe Takes You to Lunch She Can't Sell It A couple of times ber who almost she was. all in the last who without telling you "Agents" affectionate, Toms all literary agents working use up seven of Beginning in them I unlike many Hollywood agents who were rumored to be Uncle ever handled I have fond memo- can remember), some of them twice.

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