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Bakkhai

Author: Euripides.; Reginald Gibbons; Charles Segal
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Series: Greek tragedy in new translations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly re-create the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. Under the general editorship of Peter Burian and Alan Shapiro, each volume
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Genre/Form: Tragedies
Drama
Named Person: Pentheus, King of Thebes (Mythological character); Dionysus, (Greek deity); Euripides; Dionysus, (Greek deity); Pentheus, King of Thebes (Mythological character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Euripides.; Reginald Gibbons; Charles Segal
ISBN: 0195125983 9780195125986
OCLC Number: 43328880
Description: ix, 150 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Bakkhai --
Characters --
Reconstruction of the Fragmentary Ending.
Series Title: Greek tragedy in new translations.
Other Titles: Bacchae.
Responsibility: Euripides ; translated by Reginald Gibbons ; with introduction and notes by Charles Segal.
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Euripides' "Bakkhai" is the staple of the canon of Greek tragedy, as its structure and thematics offer exemplary models of the classic tragic elements. The plot centres around the actions of  Read more...

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