Medea, Hippolytus, Electra, Helen (Hardcover)

Medea, Hippolytus, Electra, Helen By Euripides, James Morwood (Editor), James Morwood (Translator) Cover Image
By Euripides, James Morwood (Editor), James Morwood (Translator)
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This new translation brings to life the most profound tragedies of Euripides, described by Aristotle as "the most tragic of the poets." In these plays, Euripides places his characters under the pressure of intolerable circumstances, revealing them, to use his own words, "as they are." Responsive to the fate of women, these plays give voice to a howl of protest against the world in which we live. Full explanatory notes accompany this translation. Edith Hall provides a substantial general introduction and select bibliography.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780198149668
ISBN-10: 0198149662
Publisher: Clarendon Press
Publication Date: January 8th, 1998
Pages: 272
Language: English