Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae. Euripides Edited by Stephen Esposito of Hippolytus and Heracles and Stephen Esposito’s translation of Bacchae. This anthology includes four outstanding translations of Euripides’ plays: Medea, Bacchae, Hippolytus, and Heracles. These translations. Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae: Four Plays: Euripides, Stephen Esposito, Michael R. Halleran, Anthony Podlecki: Books –

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Kyle rated it liked it May 14, Markus rated it it was amazing Nov 03, The true interaction of the Ancient Greeks with their gods is implied through the anthropomorphic characteristics given to the gods. Linked Data More info about Linked Data. Aug 03, Paul D. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. 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.

Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. I didn’t even know Greek plays existed. 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. An Interpretation; Appendix Two: Medea Greek mythology — Drama.

I jest, but overdosing on Greek tragedy spoils the effect. May 18, James Cooper rated it really liked it.


Four Plays: Medea / Hippolytus / Heracles / Bacchae

English View all editions and formats Summary: All in all a great book to read these plays, not the best in my opinion, but will work for reading.

These translations remain close to the original, with extensive introductions, interpretive essays, and footnotes. Jealousy, love, hatred and greed. Dueling goddesses, a militant virgin, forbidden love, father-son rivalry, court-room drama, a gory messenger speech – this one’s got it all.

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Similar Items Related Euripidss Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae: All four stories are equally enjoyable. The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.

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 in goriness, it makes hippolgtus for in a symbolic way.

The Bacchae Dionysus, the god of wine, prophecy, religious ecstasy, and fertility return to his birthplace in Thebes in order to clear his mother’s name and to punish the insolent city-state hippolytua refusing to allow people to worship him. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Advanced Search Find a Library. Want to Read saving….

This anthology includes four outstanding translations of Euripides’ plays: There is little tragedy here: It looks like a cosmic statement of fear about the overpowering, bscchae, feral forces that await humanity just beyond the horizon of our expectations. To the degree that Nietzsche was correct in his assertion that art is the metaphysical activity of man i.


Preview this item Preview this item. Hippolytus perhaps is closer to us culturally, but not as interesting. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.

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It inspires neither pity nor sorrow, but horror. Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private.

This book really has a 2. Read Hippolytus and Bacchae. Electronic books Drama Additional Physical Format: The tragic effect depends not on iron cause and effect of circumstance and choice, but on mores against talking openly about desire and obligation.

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

Hippolytus Greek mythology — Drama. I liked half of it. The E-mail message field is required. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Find a copy online Links to this item Ebook Library.

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