BACCHAE / Edition 1

BACCHAE / Edition 1

by Euripides, Paul Woodruff
     
 


[Woodruff's translation] is clear, fluent, and vigorous, well thought out, readable and forceful. The rhythms are right, ever-present but not too insistent or obvious. It can be spoken instead of read and so is viable as an acting version; and it keeps the lines of the plot well focused. The Introduction offers a good survey of critical approaches. The notes… See more details below

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[Woodruff's translation] is clear, fluent, and vigorous, well thought out, readable and forceful. The rhythms are right, ever-present but not too insistent or obvious. It can be spoken instead of read and so is viable as an acting version; and it keeps the lines of the plot well focused. The Introduction offers a good survey of critical approaches. The notes at the foot of the page are suitably brief and nonintrusive and give basic information for the non-specialist. --Charles Segal, Harvard University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872203921
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Series:
Classics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
126
Sales rank:
93,505
Product dimensions:
5.44(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.23(d)

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Table of Contents

Prefacevi
Background to the story of Bacchaevii
Map of Ancient Greeceviii
List of characters1
Commentary and translation2
Synopsis of the play94
Pronunciation of names96
Introduction to the Greek Theatre97
Time line101
Index102

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