Lysistrata - the sex strike (adapt. Greer, Wilmott)

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Aristophanes , Germaine Greer and Phil Wilmott adapted by Germaine Greer and Phil Wilmott from an original work by Aristophanes

DOI: 10.5040/9781911501374.00000002
Acts: 2. Roles: Male (7) , Female (11) , Neutral (0)

The world's leading feminist raconteur, polemicist and wit plunders the archetypal story of female resistance . . . Lysistrata, the play's heroine persuades the women to barricade themselves inside a building, refusing to give their husbands sex until they negotiate an end to the Peloponnesian War and secure peace. She also persuades the women of Sparta, the enemy, to join her cause and refuse sex to their husbands until they agree to stop the war. The men eventually give in, peace is agreed and the women go home to their husbands.

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Aurora Metro Books

Aristophanes , Germaine Greer and Phil Wilmott adapted by Germaine Greer and Phil Wilmott from an original work by Aristophanes

ISBN: 9780953675708

Series: Aurora Metro Books

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