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Bakkhai

Author: Anne Carson; Euripides.
Publisher: London : Oberon Books, 2015. ©2015
Series: Oberon classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Pentheus has banned the wild, ritualistic worship of the god Dionysos. A stranger arrives to persuade him to change his mind. Euripides' electrifying tragedy is a struggle to the death between freedom and restraint, the rational and the irrational, man and god.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Plays
Named Person: Dionysus, (Greek deity); Dionysus, (Greek deity)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Carson; Euripides.
ISBN: 9781783199150 1783199156
OCLC Number: 918871432
Description: 71 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Oberon classics.
Responsibility: Euripides ; a new version by Anne Carson.

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'This second drama in the Almeida's vital Greek season is not a revolutionary re-ordering... It does, though, cleverly refocus the play. Anne Carson, the superb Canadian poet who has provided a fine Read more...

 
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