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Time and Space in Euripides and Racine: The Hippolytos of Euripides and Racine's Phedre
     

Time and Space in Euripides and Racine: The Hippolytos of Euripides and Racine's Phedre

by Mary Pittas-Herschbach
 

Plays are written to be performed rather than read, and the classical plays of the past are no exception. Physical factors such as theatrical architecture and stage design are therefore of major importance in the study of dramatic literature. This richly documented book examines two famous plays separated by a span of over 2000 years and performed in two distinctly

Overview

Plays are written to be performed rather than read, and the classical plays of the past are no exception. Physical factors such as theatrical architecture and stage design are therefore of major importance in the study of dramatic literature. This richly documented book examines two famous plays separated by a span of over 2000 years and performed in two distinctly different types of theatre. The broad, historical perspective of the study is brought into sharp relief by an in-depth analysis of the two plays in question: the Hippolytos of Euripides (428 B.C.) and Racine's Phèdre (1677).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820411828
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/01/1991
Series:
American University Studies Series: Series 3: Comparative Literature , #32
Pages:
344

Meet the Author

The Author: Mary Pittas-Herschbach teaches French at the University of Maryland. She received her B.A. from the University of Illinois, and her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland.

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