This anthology includes four outstanding translations of Euripides’ plays: Medea, Bacchae, Hippolytus, and Heracles. These translations. Euripides, four plays: Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae. Responsibility: translation with notes and introduction, Stephen J. Esposito, editor. Uniform Title . Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae: Four Plays.. [Euripides.; Stephen Esposito; Michael R Halleran; Anthony Podlecki] — English translations of four of .

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Was their transmission a mistake, a Nietzsche contends? Advanced Search Find a Library. This anthology includes four outstanding translations of Euripides’ plays: Trivia About Four Plays: It syncs automatically with your account and allows you to read online or offline wherever you are.

Medea, Bacchae, Hippolytus, and Heracles. Please enter recipient e-mail address es. His critical and analytic mind, along with that of his confederate, Socrates, are indicative of the evisceration of the Greek instinct, an instinct which had hitherto unreflectively established the greatest culture, represented by tragedy, ever to grace the earth. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Apr 27, Verditwist added it. Euripides is the most modern of the 3 tragedians; he’s the master of capturing his characters’ psychology — check out Phaedra’s soliloquy “Women of Troezen Preview — Four Plays by Euripides.

Four Plays: Medea / Hippolytus / Heracles / Bacchae

Euripides’ masterly portrayal of the motives fiercely driving Medea’s pursuit of vengeance for her husband’s insult and betrayal has held theater audiences spellbound for more than twenty centuries. Apr 30, Zara Neville rated it it was amazing. I liked half of it.


Your rating has been recorded. It is now widely believed that what was thought to be a nineteenth, Rhesus, was probably not by Euripides. Open Preview See a Problem? Markus rated it it was amazing Nov 03, Web, Tablet, Phone, eReader.

I read 3 bafchae the tragedies in this book-Medea, Hippolytus, and Bacchae. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Apr 06, Zoe rated it liked it Shelves: Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae: It looks like a cosmic statement of fear about the overpowering, untamed, feral forces that await humanity just beyond the horizon of our expectations.

Feb 11, Indigo Wayworth rated it it was ok Shelves: I didn’t even know Greek plays existed. Electronic books Drama Additional Physical Format: Jul 25, Rachel M. Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. In the meanti This was great!!

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All four stories are equally enjoyable.

An Interpretation; Vacchae Tragedy and Euripides: Home About Help Search. There’s really nothing else left to say. Pentheus Greek mythology — Drama. It is a tragedy founded on a refusal to communicate clearly and cleanly.

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The cover photo is an added bonus and provided the starting point for stimulating class discussion. This judgment depends upon a slew of ancillary judgments – about the quality of pre-Euripidean tragedy of Aeschelus and Sophocles, about the nature of tragedy itself, about degree of self-awareness expressed in Euripidean tragedy, and about the nature and purpose of art – that render the specifics of the more general judgment dubious, or at least highly contentious.


Write a review Rate this item: Some folks may love their Oedipus Rex, and that’s okay, but for my money, Hippolytus is the greatest Greek tragedy you will ever read. As I’ve studied the Greek there were some liberties where I’ve found a more clear, accurate translation.

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An Interpretation; Appendix Two: I wish Medea came up with a better way for the demise of Jason however the piece of the ship hitting him is symbolic to their marriage so what it lacks heravles goriness, it makes up for in a symbolic way. Oct 16, Matei rated it really liked it.

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