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The complete plays of Jean Racine / Volume 4, Athaliah

Author: Jean Racine; Geoffrey Alan Argent
Publisher: University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As Voltaire famously opined, Athaliah, Racine's last play, is "perhaps the greatest masterwork of the human spirit." Its formidable antagonists, Athaliah, queen of Judah, and Jehoiada, high priest of the temple of Jerusalem, are engaged in a deadly struggle for dominion: she, fiercely determined to maintain her throne and exterminate the detested race of David; he, no less fiercely determined to overthrow this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Translations
Named Person: Jean Racine; Jean Racine; Jean Racine; Jean Racine
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Racine; Geoffrey Alan Argent
ISBN: 9780271055527 0271055529 9780271061672 0271061677
OCLC Number: 817962746
Description: 1 online resource (160 pages)
Contents: ContentsTranslator's NoteAthaliah: DiscussionRacine's PrefaceAthaliahAthaliah: Notes and CommentarySelected Bibliography
Responsibility: Jean Racine ; translated into English rhymed couplets with critical notes and commentary by Geoffrey Alan Argent.

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An English translation, in rhyming couplets, of the French playwright Jean Racine's Athaliah. Includes critical notes and commentary.  Read more...

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