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  • Bacchaeby Euripides; Paul Woodruff

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 6.95

    [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...

  • Three Playsby Euripides

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 11.27

    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 Bacchae and Other Playsby Euripides

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 14.09

    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$ 15.50

    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...

  • 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...

  • Medeaby Euripides

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99

    One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, masterfully portraying the fierce motives driving Medea's pursuit of vengeance for her husband's insult and betrayal. Authoritative Rex Warner translation. more...

  • The Trojan Women and Hippolytusby Euripides

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 2.50

    Two literary classics of human self-understanding: The Trojan Women, one of the most powerful indictments of war ever written, and Hippolytus , a gripping depiction of the struggle to master human passion. 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. Striking scenes, frenzied emotion, and choral songs of power and beauty. 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 Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading,... more...

  • The Phoenician Virginsby Euripides

    Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 0.99

    Euripides, one of the three great Greek tragedians was born in Attica probably in 485 B.C. of well-to-do parents. In his youth he cultivated gymnastic pursuits and studied philosophy and rhetoric. Soon after he received recognition for a play that he had written, Euripides left Athens for the court of Archelaus, king of Macedonia. In his tragedies,... more...