1) The Birds
A Greek comedy resounding with witty dialog and vitality. The play follows two Athenians into their self-imposed exile as they negotiate with their avian allies to establish a Cloud-cuckoo-town" between heaven and earth.
Along with Sophocles and Euripides, Aristophanes is considered one of the three great Greek playwrights. Only eleven of his nearly forty plays survive in their entirety to this day. Of his extant works Aristophanes's "Lysistrata" is considered one of his finest and one of the truly great comedies from classical antiquity. Central to the work is the vow by the women of Greece to withhold sex from their husbands until they end the brutal war between...
On the first day of summer vacation, teenaged sisters M'Rose, Elle, and C�lina step out into the tropical heat of their island home of Guadaloupe and encounter boys, schoolyard fights, petty thievery, and even illicit alcohol.
At a time when all of America is debating the wayward course of contemporary manhood, one thing has been missing from the conversation: a source to which concerned readers might turn for guidance and inspiration, a path back to the wisdom of our shared tradition of manly virtues. Missing, that is, until now. In What Is a Man? historian and commentator Waller R. Newell collects three thousand years of the finest and most thought-provoking writings...