Bacchae

Bacchae

by Ken McLeish, Kenneth McLeish, Frederic Ralphael
     
 

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Euripides' classic drama about the often mortifying consequences of the unbridled--and frequently hysterical--celebration of the feast of Dionysus, the God of wine.

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Euripides' classic drama about the often mortifying consequences of the unbridled--and frequently hysterical--celebration of the feast of Dionysus, the God of wine.

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Offers a new line-for-line translation of Euripides' play about the consequences of an attempt in Thebes to suppress the cult of Dionysus. An introduction discusses the cultural background of the play, its author, and ancient tragic theater, and suggests psychological, moral, religious, and political issues raised by the play. --Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781854594112
Publisher:
Theatre Communications Group
Publication date:
04/01/1999
Series:
Drama Classics Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.30(d)

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