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  • Medeaby Euripides; Anthony Podlecki

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 8.95

    English translation of Euripides' tragedy based upon the story of Medea's revenge against her husband Jason. Includes an introduction on Euripides, the Greek theatre and the play's mythology; plot summaries; suggestions for further reading. more...

  • Medeaby Euripides; Diane Arnson Svarlien; Robin Mitchell-Boyask

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 6.50

    First produced in 431 BCE, Euripides' Medea tells the story of the protagonist's revenge on her husband Jason, who has announced his plan to leave her and take a new wife. more...

  • Bacchaeby Euripides

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 6.50

    [Woodruff's translation] is clear, fluent, and vigorous, well thought out, readable and forceful. The rhythms are right, ever-present but not too insistent or obvious. It can be spoken instead of read and so is viable as an acting version; and it keeps the lines of the plot well focused. The Introduction offers a good survey of critical approaches.... more...

  • Bacchaeby Euripides

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 2.50

    Classic Greek tragedy concerns the catastrophe that ensues when the King of Thebes imprisons Dionysus and attempts to suppress his cult. Full of striking scenes, frenzied emotion, and choral songs of great power and beauty, the play is a fine example of Euripides' ability to exploit Greek myth to probe human psychology. more...

  • The Bacchae and Other Playsby Euripides

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 15.98

    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 a son ravaged with guilt after... more...

  • Heracles and Other Playsby Euripides

    Penguin Books Ltd 2002; US$ 17.58

    Heracles/ Iphigenia Among the Taurians/ Helen/ Ion/ Cyclops: Of these plays, only 'Heracles' truly belongs in the tragic sphere with its presentation of underserved suffering and divine malignity. The other plays flirt with comedy and comic themes. Their plots are ironic and complex with deception and elusion eventually leading to reconciliation between... more...

  • Medeaby Euripides

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99

    One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, Medea centers on the myth of Jason, leader of the Argonauts, who has won the dragon-guarded treasure of the Golden Fleece with the help of the sorceress Medea. Having married Medea and fathered her two children, Jason abandons her for a more favorable match, never suspecting the terrible... more...

  • Ten Plays by Euripidesby Euripides

    Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 7.95

    The first playwright of democracy, Euripides wrote with enduring insight and biting satire about social and political problems of Athenian life.  In contrast to his contemporaries, he brought an exciting--and, to the Greeks, a stunning--realism to the "pure and noble form" of tragedy.  For the first time in history, heroes and heroines on the stage... more...

  • Three Playsby Euripides

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 12.78

    One of the greatest playwrights of Ancient Greece, the works of Euripides (484-406 BC) were revolutionary in their depiction of tragic events caused by flawed humanity, and in their use of the gods as symbols of human nature. The three plays in this collection show his abilities as the sceptical questioner of his age. Alcestis, an early drama, tells... more...

  • The Tragedies of Euripidesby Euripides

    Xist Publishing 2015; US$ 0.99

    This collection includes: Hecuba Orestes Theoenician Virgins Medea Hippolytus Alcestis The Baccae The Heraclidae Iphigenia in Aulis Iphigenia in Tauris more...