Euripides: Hecuba

Euripides: Hecuba

by Euripides
     
 

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In this new edition of HECUBA, a poet and a classical scholar have collaborated to produce a striking version of a play central to Euripides' dramatic vision. The translators have focused their attention on tonal texture, ranging from grief-stricken monodies and duets to lyrical choral verse, as well as on the problems created by political and forensic rhetoric.

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In this new edition of HECUBA, a poet and a classical scholar have collaborated to produce a striking version of a play central to Euripides' dramatic vision. The translators have focused their attention on tonal texture, ranging from grief-stricken monodies and duets to lyrical choral verse, as well as on the problems created by political and forensic rhetoric.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780856682360
Publisher:
Aris and Phillips
Publication date:
12/01/1991
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
5.87(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

Meet the Author


Robin Mitchell-Boyask is Professor of Classics at Temple University and has been a Junior Fellow at the Center for Hellenic Studies and a Visiting Fellow at Wolfson College, Cambridge University. He has published numerous articles on Greek and Latin literature, and several books, including "Plague and the Athenian Imagination: Drama, History and the Cult of Asclepius" (Cambridge University Press 2008).

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