Bacchae

Bacchae

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by Euripides
     
 

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When temporal authority tries to restrict the rites of the followers of Bacchus, the results are tragic. A classical tale of the rule of law verses the rule of heaven.See more details below

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When temporal authority tries to restrict the rites of the followers of Bacchus, the results are tragic. A classical tale of the rule of law verses the rule of heaven.

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Interactive Theatre Newsletter
Very accessible and 'fresh' translations, which will be valuable additions to American theatre.
— Jeff Wirth, Editor
Interactive Theatre Newsletter - Jeff Wirth
Very accessible and 'fresh' translations, which will be valuable additions to American theatre.
Booknews
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.
From the Publisher
"This text is one of the finest commentaries on any Greek play, and is also priced to be usable. Thank you!"—Linda Clader, Carleton College

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566630672
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
04/25/1996
Series:
Plays for Performance Series
Edition description:
Plays for Performance Edition
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
1,396,746
Product dimensions:
5.59(w) x 8.69(h) x 0.19(d)

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