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Pentheus (Greek mythology)

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Works: 58 works in 150 publications in 7 languages and 8,368 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction 
Classifications: PA3975.B2, 882.01
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Publications about Pentheus (Greek mythology)
Most widely held works about Pentheus (Greek mythology)
    The Bacchae by Euripides( Book )
    38 editions published between 1893 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,895 libraries worldwide
    "The Bacchae was not only the last and greatest of Euripides' tragedies, it was very close to the last of the great Greek tragedies. The story of the play is in part about this cultural dissolution in Athens. It's also about the theatre itself, and how a sane society needs strong, intelligent theatre to survive."--BOOK JACKET
    Bakkhai by Euripides( Book )
    10 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 1,573 libraries worldwide
    Regarded by many as Euripides' masterpiece, Bakkhai is a powerful examination of religious ecstasy and the resistance to it. A call for moderation, it rejects the temptation of pure reason as well as pure sensuality, and is a staple of Greek tragedy, representing in structure and thematics an exemplary model of the classic tragic elements. Disguised as a young holy man, the god Bacchus arrives in Greece from Asia proclaiming his godhood and preaching his orgiastic religion. He expects to be embraced in Thebes, but the Theban king, Pentheus, forbids his people to worship him and tries to have h
    The Bacchae of Euripides: a communion rite by Wole Soyinka( Book )
    4 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 877 libraries worldwide
    Dionysiac poetics and Euripides' Bacchae by Charles Segal( Book )
    1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 544 libraries worldwide
    Includes afterword (p. 349-393) by the author: Dionysus and the Bacchae in the light of recent scholarship
    Dionysus in 69 by Performance Group( Book )
    2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
    The Bacchae of Euripides by Euripides( Book )
    4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
    The disorderly women by John Bowen( Book )
    1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
    Les bacchantes by Euripides( Book )
    9 editions published between 1855 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 193 libraries worldwide
    The Bacchae of Euripides : a new version by Euripides( Book )
    1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
    Williams handles the spoken poetry in a flexible verse that encompasses a wide range of tone. His treatment of the lyrics uses a rhythmically bold form whose accents would particularly lend themsleves to effective choral acting
    Bacchai by Euripides( Book )
    3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
    The Bacchae : after Euripides by Derek Mahon( Book )
    2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
    Four plays : translation with notes and introduction by Euripides( Book )
    2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
    Euripides' The Bacchae by Sirish Rao( Book )
    3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
    Bakchen : nach Euripides by Raoul Schrott( Book )
    1 edition published in 1999 in German and held by 73 libraries worldwide
    The Bacchae of Euripides by Euripides( Book )
    2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
    The Bacchae of Euripides by Euripides( Book )
    9 editions published between 1871 and 1951 in Greek, Ancient [to 1453] and English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
    Die Bassariden : Musikdrama in einem Akt by Hans Werner Henze( score )
    1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
    Baccanti by Euripides( Book )
    4 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in Italian and held by 53 libraries worldwide
    The Bacchae by Euripides( visu )
    3 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
    English language performance of the ancient Greek tragedy by Euripides. The immortal play exposes the dangers of fanaticism and deals with the timeless human quest to balance order and spontaneity. The program also features a prologue which explains the family tree of king Cadmus
    The Bacchae : Dionysus, the god by Euripides( Book )
    1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
 
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