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This anthology includes four outstanding translations of Euripides’ plays: Medea, Bacchae, Hippolytus, and Heracles. These translations. Euripides, four plays: Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae. Responsibility: translation with notes and introduction, Stephen J. Esposito, editor. Uniform Title . Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae: Four Plays.. [Euripides.; Stephen Esposito; Michael R Halleran; Anthony Podlecki] — English translations of four of .

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Cancel Forgot your password? You may send this item to up to five recipients. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Chanel rated it really liked it Dec 09, Referring to Dionysus as “The Stranger” rather than Dionysus was a strange translation choice I found.

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Four Plays: Medea / Hippolytus / Heracles / Bacchae by Euripides

It hippolgtus like a cosmic statement of fear about the overpowering, untamed, feral forces that await humanity just beyond the horizon of our expectations. It inspires neither pity nor sorrow, but horror.


Please enter your name. Overall, I was not really impressed by these plays because they are just downright twisted and depressing.

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At first, yes one can sympathize with Medea, however she twists her plans to include the murders of her own children. Bloody, violent, set in a world soaked in brutality, tripped or fated by the random acts of gods. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Your request to send this item has been completed. Linked Data More info about Linked Data. The play has a ghastly power. Plus, they’re just good stories! Kinda liked Heracles, and really didn’t like Bacchae.

Four Plays: Medea / Hippolytus / Heracles / Bacchae

He managed, however, to rescue his unborn son Dionysus and stitched the baby into his thigh. Read Hippolytus and Bacchae. Paperbackpages. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Return to Book Page.


To the degree that Nietzsche was correct in his assertion that art is the metaphysical activity of man i. The name field is required. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. playa

Christopher rated it it was ok Aug 10, Preview this item Preview this item. Home About Help Search. Dueling goddesses, a militant virgin, forbidden love, father-son rivalry, court-room drama, a gory messenger speech – this one’s got it all. No one but Euripides understands the tragedy of that gap between what we know to be right and what we actually do like this.

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Some features of Pllays will not be available. Pentheus, — King of Thebes Mythological character — Drama.