Wild Justice (Bcp Paperback)

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Wild Justice (Bcp Paperback)

by Judith Mossman

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''Revenge is a kind of wild justice...'' (Francis Bacon). Euripides'' "Hecuba" is dominated by the vengeance which Hecuba takes on the faithless Polymestor, and explores in a complex and profound manner the potential for revenge as a subject for tragedy. The sacrifice of Polyxena is in counterpoint to the revenge action; the whole is set in the chaotic aftermath of the fall of Troy. The combination of plots creates one of Euripides'' most effective dramas, full of pathos, suspense and excitement. This study of the play in English argues that it has been greatly undervalued by critics who have failed to appreciate the power of its rhetoric, the subtlety of its characterisation, and the beauty of its choral odes.

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Wild Justice a Study of Euripides

Wild Justice a Study of Euripides' Hecuba

by Judith Mossman

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Publisher: Duckworth Publishers

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1853995967. Very light shelfwear else fine.; BCP Paperback; 296 pages; Euripides' Hecuba is is dominated by the vengence which Hecuba takes on the faithless Polymestor, and explores in a complex and profound manner the potential of revenge as a subject for tragedy. The sacrifice of Polyxena is in counterpoint to the revenge action; the whole is set in the chaotic aftermath of the fall of Troy. The combination of plots creates one of Eruipides' most effective dramas, full of pathos, suspense, and excitement. This, the first book-length study of the play in English, argues that it has been greatly undervalued by critics who have failed to appreciate the power of its rhetoric, the subtlety of its characterization, and the beauty of its choral odes. The book also examines and seeks to explain the powerful influence of Hecuba in the Renaissance, and compares the play with English revenge tragedy of the 16th and 17th century.

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Wild Justice: A Study of Euripides

Wild Justice: A Study of Euripides' Hecuba

by Judith Mossman

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Publisher: Bristol Classical Press

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Text in English, Greek, Ancient (to 1453). Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 296 p.

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Wild Justice

Wild Justice

by Judith Mossman

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

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Text in English, Greek, Ancient (to 1453). Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 300 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white. Bcp Paperback S.

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Wild Justice (Bcp Paperback S)

Wild Justice (Bcp Paperback S)

by Judith Mossman

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Brand New!

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Wild Justice (Bcp Paperback)

Wild Justice (Bcp Paperback)

by Judith Mossman

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BRAND NEW BOOK! Shipped within 24-48 hours. Normal delivery time is 5-12 days.

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Wild Justice

Wild Justice

by Judith Mossman

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Publisher: Bristol Classical Press

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9781853995965 Paperback, 298pp. This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Print on Demand title, produced to the highest standard, and there would be a delay in dispatch of around 15 working days.

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Wild Justice: a Study in Euripides

Wild Justice: a Study in Euripides' Hecuba

by Judith Mossman

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Publisher: Bristol Classical Press

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Used Shelf wear to cover; contents clean, sound, and bright throughout.

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