Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae. Euripides Edited by Stephen Esposito of Hippolytus and Heracles and Stephen Esposito’s translation of Bacchae. This anthology includes four outstanding translations of Euripides’ plays: Medea, Bacchae, Hippolytus, and Heracles. These translations. Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae: Four Plays: Euripides, Stephen Esposito, Michael R. Halleran, Anthony Podlecki: Books –

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All four stories are equally enjoyable. Electronic books Drama Additional Physical Format: Who else would write a play with such strict form, filled with emotions and passions that can’t be contained? To the degree that Nietzsche was correct in his assertion that art is the metaphysical activity of man i.

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Hippolytus Greek mythology — Drama. Overall, I was not really impressed by these plays because they are just downright twisted and depressing. Bacchus not only has his opponent dismembered, but at the hands of bacche mother, whom he has driven mad. Mar 30, Jennifer Watkins rated it really liked it. Plus, they’re just good stories! If you are a fan of Greek culture or reading play anthologies this is a quick good collection of stories to check out!


Her inner conflict is foreign to a world touched by Christianity.

Nietzsche believed Euripides to be both agent and symptom of ancient Greek decadence. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. She had an affair with Zeus, the king of the gods, and became pregnant. Write a review Rate this item: Christopher rated it it was ok Aug 10, This series is designed to provide students and general readers with access to the nature of Greek drama, Greek mythology, and the context of Greek.

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A Select Bibliography; Back cover. Richard Craven rated it liked it Sep 06, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. You may send this item to up to five recipients. As I’ve studied the Greek there were some liberties where I’ve found a more clear, accurate translation.

Yep, and double yep. This judgment depends upon a slew of ancillary judgments – about the quality of pre-Euripidean tragedy of Aeschelus and Sophocles, about the nature o Nietzsche believed Euripides to be both agent and symptom of ancient Greek decadence. You may have already requested this item. Please re-enter recipient e-mail address euripises.

Joe rated it really eufipides it May 03, Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Yanyao rated it really liked it Sep 27, Your list has reached the maximum number of items. I read 3 of the tragedies in this book-Medea, Hippolytus, and Bacchae. To ask other readers questions about Four Playsplease sign up.


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Aug 03, Paul D. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In the meantime, Medea flies off in euripixes chariot after she is done with her rampage to King Aigeus. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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Sophocles said he portrayed people as they should be, but Euripides portrayed them as they are according to Aristotle. There is too much distance, historically and culturally, to empathize with Medea. Jun 30, Carolyn James rated it really liked it Shelves: Please enter your name.