The Complete Euripides: Bakkhai and Other Plays Volume IV

Paperback | February 15, 2009

EditorPeter Burian, Alan Shapiro

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Collected here for the first time in the series are three major plays by Euripides: Bakkhai, translated by Reginald Gibbons and Charles Segal, a powerful examination of the horror and beauty of Dionysiac ecstasy; Herakles, translated by Tom Sleigh and Christian Wolff, a violent dramatizationof the madness and exile of one of the most celebrated mythical figures; and The Phoenician Women, translated by Peter Burian and Brian Swamm, a disturbing interpretation of the fate of the House of Laios following the tragic fall of Oedipus. These three tragedies were originally available as singlevolumes. This volume retains the informative introductions and explanatory notes of the original editions and adds a single combined glossary and Greek line numbers.

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Collected here for the first time in the series are three major plays by Euripides: Bakkhai, translated by Reginald Gibbons and Charles Segal, a powerful examination of the horror and beauty of Dionysiac ecstasy; Herakles, translated by Tom Sleigh and Christian Wolff, a violent dramatizationof the madness and exile of one of the most c...

Peter Burian is Professor of Classical and Comparative Literatures, and Theater Studies, at Duke University. Alan Shapiro is Distinguished Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.9 × 5.3 × 0.9 inPublished:February 15, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195373405

ISBN - 13:9780195373400

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