9780521653725

Euripides: Bacchae

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  • ISBN13:

    9780521653725

  • ISBN10:

    052165372X

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-09-11
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Summary

Treating ancient plays as living drama. Classical Greek drama is brought vividly to life in this series of new translations. Students are encouraged to engage with the text through detailed commentaries, including suggestions for discussion and analysis. In addition, numerous practical questions stimulate ideas on staging and encourage students to explore the play's dramatic qualities. Bacchae is suitable for students of both Classical Civilisation and Drama. Useful features include full synopsis of the play, commentary alongside translation for easy reference and a comprehensive introduction to the Greek Theatre. Bacchae is aimed primarily at A-level and undergraduate students in the UK, and college students in North America.

Table of Contents

Preface vi
Background to the story of Bacchae vii
Map of Ancient Greece
viii
List of characters
1(1)
Commentary and translation
2(92)
Synopsis of the play
94(2)
Pronunciation of names
96(1)
Introduction to the Greek Theatre
97(4)
Time line 101(1)
Index 102

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