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The Bacchae and Other Plays
By John Davie (trans), Richard Rutherford (introduced by) and Euripides
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Penguin Classics
Publication date July 25, 2006
Pages 360
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780140447262
ISBN-10 0140447261
Dimensions 1 by 5 by 8 in.
Weight 0.75 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $13.00
Summaries and Reviews
Features three plays of Euripides. Through their sheer range, daring innovation, flawed but eloquent characters and intriguing plots, these plays have shocked and stimulated audiences. The plays featured are 'Phoenician Women', 'The Bacchae', and 'The Rhesus'. description: Product Description: The plays of Euripides have stimulated audiences since the fifth century BC. This volume, containing Phoenician Women, Bacchae, Iphigenia at Aulis, Orestes, and Rhesus
completes the new editions of Euripides in Penguin Classics.
  • Features a general introduction, individual prefaces to each play, chronology, notes, bibliography, and glossary

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With Richard Rutherford (other contributor), John Davie (other contributor) | from Penguin Classics (July 25, 2006); titled "The Bacchae and Other Plays"
9780140447262 | details & prices | 360 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $13.00
About: Features three plays of Euripides.
With Edith Hall (other contributor), James Morwood (other contributor) | from Oxford Univ Pr (June 22, 2000)
9780192838759 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $10.95
About: The four plays newly translated for this volume are among Euripides most exciting works.
With Philip Vellacott | Rev rep edition from Penguin Classics (October 1, 1954); titled "The Bacchae and Other Plays"
9780140440447 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $13.00
About: Presents translations of four plays by Euripides that revolve around the themes of religious scepticism, the injustices suffered by women, and the folly of war.

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