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Phèdre

Author: Jean Racine; Ted Hughes
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A new translation of a 17th century French play based on an ancient Greek tragedy, a queen's love for her stepson who rejects her. So Phaedra commits suicide and in her note accuses Hippolytus of trying to seduce her, which causes King Theseus to banish his son. By the translator of Tales from Ovid.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Racine; Ted Hughes
ISBN: 0374231141 9780374231149
OCLC Number: 40726274
Description: 87 p. ; 22 cm.
Other Titles: Phèdre.
Responsibility: Jean Racine ; a new translation by Ted Hughes.

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A new translation of a 17th century French play based on an ancient Greek tragedy, a queen's love for her stepson who rejects her. So Phaedra commits suicide and in her note accuses Hippolytus of trying to seduce her, which causes King Theseus to banish his son. By the translator of Tales from Ovid.

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