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Hecuba
     

Hecuba

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by Euripides, William-Alan Landes (Editor), Edward P. Coleridge (Translator)
 

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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:
9780887348327
Publisher:
Players Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Series:
Greek Tragedy in New Translations Series
Pages:
32

Meet the Author

Euripides was born near Athens circa 480 BC and grew up during the years of the Athenian recovery after the Persian Wars. His first play was presented in 455 BC and he wrote some hundred altogether of which nineteen survived. He died in 406 BC at the court of the King of Macedon.

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