Bacchae of Euripides

Bacchae of Euripides

by G. S. Kirk
     
 

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Professor Kirk's translation of The Bacchae, the last and greatest of Euripides' plays, is both accurate and readable.See more details below

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Professor Kirk's translation of The Bacchae, the last and greatest of Euripides' plays, is both accurate and readable.

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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.

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ISBN-13:
9780521296137
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/27/1979
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

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