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Euripides : Hippolytus

Author: Sophie Mills
Publisher: London : Duckworth, 2002.
Series: Duckworth companions to Greek and Roman tragedy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Hippolytus is generally acknowledged to be one of Euripides' finest tragedies, for the construction of its plot, its use of language and its memorable characterisations of Phaedra and Hippolytus. Furthermore, it asks serious and disturbing questions about the influence of divinity on human lives. Sophie Mills considers these and many other themes in detail, setting the play in its mythological, cultural and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mills, Sophie.
Euripides.
London : Duckworth, 2002
(OCoLC)606826684
Named Person: Euripides.; Euripides.; Euripides; Euripides.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sophie Mills
ISBN: 0715629743 9780715629741
OCLC Number: 48679130
Description: 160 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 22 cm.
Contents: Euripides and his world --
Tragedy and the Hippolytus story --
A summary of the play --
The major themes of the play --
Critical views of Euripides and Hippolytus --
The afterlife of Hippolytus.
Series Title: Duckworth companions to Greek and Roman tragedy.
Responsibility: Sophie Mills.

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"Hippolytus" is generally acknowledged to be one of Euripides' finest tragedies. Sophie Mills considers its themes in detail, setting the play in its mythological, cultural and historical contexts.  Read more...

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