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The Bacchae and Other Plays by Euripides

The Bacchae and Other Plays (2005)

by Euripides

Other authors: John Davie (Translator), Richard Rutherford (Introduction)

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A very handy dandy book. I love the Greek tragedies--and I think we should all ignore Nietzsche's crazy idea that Euripides killed tragedy. 'tis not his fault the playwrights who came after did not also write tragedies. ( )
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0140447261, Paperback)

The plays of Euripides have stimulated audiences since the fifth century BC. This volume, containing Phoenician Women, Bacchae, Iphigenia at Aulis, Orestes, and Rhesus
completes the new editions of Euripides in Penguin Classics.

Features a general introduction, individual prefaces to each play, chronology, notes, bibliography, and glossary

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Contains: Phoenician women, Orestes, Bacchae, Iphigenia at Aulis, Rhesus.

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