Euripides: Bacchae

Euripides: Bacchae

by Euripides
     
 

ISBN-10: 052165372X

ISBN-13: 9780521653725

Pub. Date: 09/11/2000

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Classic Greek tragedy concerns the catastrophe that ensues when the King of Thebes, Pentheus, imprisons Dionysus and attempts to suppress his cult. Full of striking scenes, frenzied emotion and choral songs of great power and beauty, the play is a fine example of Euripides' ability to exploit Greek myth to probe man's psychological makeup.  See more details below

Overview

Classic Greek tragedy concerns the catastrophe that ensues when the King of Thebes, Pentheus, imprisons Dionysus and attempts to suppress his cult. Full of striking scenes, frenzied emotion and choral songs of great power and beauty, the play is a fine example of Euripides' ability to exploit Greek myth to probe man's psychological makeup.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521653725
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/11/2000
Series:
Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
476,168
Product dimensions:
5.05(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
16 - 18 Years

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

Introduction; Bacchae: Translation and commentary; Guide to Pronunciation of Names; Synopsis of the Play; Index

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