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Euripides Books

Books di Euripides editi da Penguin Classics

Electra and Other Plays

Electra and Other Plays

Euripides  Davie John (TRN)  Rutherford R. B. 
edizioni Penguin Classics

Euripides, wrote Aristotle, 'is the most intensely tragic of all the poets'. In his questioning attitude to traditional pieties, disconcerting shifts of sympathy, disturbingly eloquent evil characters and acute insight into destructive passion, he is also the most strikingly modern of ancient authors. Written in the...

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Medea and Other Plays

Medea and Other Plays

Euripides  Davie John N. (TRN)  Rutherford R. B. 
edizioni Penguin Classics

Four plays by the Greek dramatist who started to interpret human behavior without reference to the wisdom of gods. @GoldenFarce Good, the gals stand outside my house all the time. The constant chanting is creepy, but all agree: Jason crossing the line! When he gets home we'll talk. I'm sure we can work it...

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The Bacchae and Other Plays

The Bacchae and Other Plays

Euripides  Davie John (TRN)  Rutherford Richard (INT) 
edizioni Penguin Classics

Through their sheer range, daring innovation, flawed but eloquent characters and intriguing plots, the plays of Euripides have shocked and stimulated audiences since the fifth century BC. Phoenician Women portrays the rival sons of King Oedipus and their mother's doomed attempts at reconciliation, while Orestes shows...

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Heracles and Other Plays

Heracles and Other Plays

Euripides  Davie John (TRN)  Rutherford Richard (INT) 
edizioni Penguin Classics

The dramas Euripides wrote toward the end of his life are remarkable for their stylistic innovation and adventurous plots. Heracles stands apart in its stark portrayal of human suffering and the deceptive power of the gods. In contrast, the satyr play Cyclops celebrates drink, sex, and self-indulgent hedonism. In the...

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