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Euripides and Dionysus New edition : An Interpretation of the Bacchae - R Winnington Ingram

Euripides and Dionysus New edition

An Interpretation of the Bacchae

Paperback Published: 1st April 2013
ISBN: 9781853995248
Number Of Pages: 208

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Euripides and Dionysus is a brilliant and influential study of the god of Greek drama and the one surviving tragedy, Euripides' Bacchae, in which he appears. The play has been intensively discussed by critics and very often staged, imitated and adapted in the years since Winnington-Ingram wrote this pioneering monograph, which is still cited as if it were a contemporary work of criticism. His interpretation, presented with great elegance, was composed at a time (just before the Second World War) when he was deeply troubled by what he had seen of fascism; it has special interest now for its place in the history of reception. P.E. Easterling's new Introduction sets the book in its original context and evaluates its reading of the Bacchae in light of more recent work on Greek religion and drama.

Foreword
Bibliographical Note
Preface
Introductory
Euripides and Dionysus (1)
Introduction to Bacchanals
Three Men
The Peace of the Bacchanals
The God and the King
Bacchanals upon the Mountain
The Hunt
The Kill
A Bacchanal Wakes
Euripides and Dionysus (2)
Euripides and Dionysus (3)
Appendix: euripides the Rationalist
Select Index
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ISBN: 9781853995248
ISBN-10: 185399524X
Series: Bristol Classical Paperbacks
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 1st April 2013
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.64 x 14.07  x 1.19
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition