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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The E-mail Address es field is required. Heracles — Greek mythological character — Drama.

This series is designed to provide students and general readers with access to the nature of Greek drama, Greek mythology, and the context of Greek.

Dec 10, Nicholas Bobbitt rated it really liked it. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. English translations bcachae four of Euripides’ most popular tragedies, with notes, extensive introductions, and two interpretive essays by Michael R.


Dionysus — Greek deity — Drama. Referring to Dionysus as “The Stranger” rather than Dionysus was a strange translation choice I found. Some features of WorldCat will not be available.

His critical and analytic mind, along with that of his confederate, Socrates, are indicative of the evisceration of the Hfracles instinct, an instinct which had hitherto unreflectively established the greatest culture, represented by tragedy, ever to grace the earth. Trivia About Four Plays: This book really has a 2.

Four Plays: Medea / Hippolytus / Heracles / Bacchae by Euripides

If not, what do they reveal about Greek democratic culture and, vicariously, our own democratic culture? Medea, Bacchae, Hippolytus, and Heracles. Your rating has been recorded.

She is a monstrosity. Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae: Gods that do walk amongst mortals. Finding libraries that hold this item More of his plays have survived than those of Aeschylus and Sophocles together, partly because of the chance preservation of a manuscript that was probably part of a complete collection of his works in alphabetical order.

Semele’s family claimed that she had been struck by lightning for bacchxe about Zeus and that her child, the product of an illicit human affair, had died with her, maligning her name and rejecting the young god Dionysus.


Kinda liked Heracles, and really didn’t like Bacchae. Euripides December 21, Later in my undergrad I had to read this collection of plays for an Ancient History class. Find a copy in the library Hreacles libraries that hold this item Apr 30, Zara Neville rated it it was amazing.

Euripides, four plays : Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae

Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: If you are a fan of Greek culture or reading play anthologies this is a quick good collection of stories to check out! Linked Data More info about Linked Data. Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae.

This was taken to the extreme and we now must take sides with Jason, who has no royal wife, no children to heir his king-hood, and a predictable death.

Dec 09, Lauren rated it it was amazing Shelves: I jest, but overdosing on Greek tragedy spoils the effect. Refresh and try again.

This edition features an introduction by Christopher Bigsby.

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