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Euripides Plays : 2: Cyclops , Hecuba , Iphigenia in Aulis and Trojan Women -  Euripides

Euripides Plays

2: Cyclops , Hecuba , Iphigenia in Aulis and Trojan Women

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Published: 1st August 2006
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Published in the new Methuen Classical Dramatists series



Euripides' searching, poetic voice probes the waste and suffering of war in these plays which are set wake of the Trojan defeat to reflect the playwright's changing attitude to the real war between Athens and Sparta in his own day - 4th century BC. Hecuba is a play of ghosts and shadowy death; The Women of Troy is a searing indictment of the aftermath of defeat; Iphigenia at Aulis shows a human tragedy at the heart of the mechanics of war; and Cyclops is a satyr play which offers a comic antidote to the tragedies.With an introduction by J. Michael Walton

Introduction
Hecubap. 1
The Women of Troyp. 47
Iphigenia at Aulisp. 103
Cyclopsp. 177
Note on Translatorsp. 207
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ISBN: 9780413164209
ISBN-10: 0413164209
Series: Classical Dramatists
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st August 2006
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 12.8  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.28
Edition Number: 1