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Methuen Student Editions

Paperback

Published: 26th August 2004
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Expert student edition of Euripides’ enduring Classical tragedy about filial revenge, in an up-to-date translation with notes, commentaries, chronology and background to the play.

Euripides was born near Athens circa 480 BC and grew up during the years of the Athenian recovery after the Persian Wars. His first play was presented in 455 BC and he wrote some 100 altogether, of which 19 survived. He died in 406 BC.

“Euripides, the Athenian playwright who dared to question the whims of wanton gods, has always been the most intriguing of the Greek tragedians. Now, with translations aimed at the stage rather than the page, his restless intellect strikes the chord it always should have... a remarkable achievement both in itself and in reclaiming Euripides as a playwright whose works are still gloriously alive.”—"Evening Standard" 

ISBN: 9780413770400
ISBN-10: 0413770400
Series: Methuen Student Editions
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 116
Published: 26th August 2004
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 18.5 x 12.4  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.14
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition