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eBook The Alcestis of Euripides (Studies in Classics, V. 16) ePub

by John E. Jr. Thorburn

  • ISBN: 0773473963
  • Category: History and Criticism
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: John E. Jr. Thorburn
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Edwin Mellen Pr (October 1, 2001)
  • Pages: 203
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This play is a classic that is part of our culture and should be read by every educated person. The story contains most fundamental human dilemmas and emotions.

John Burnet, FBA (/bərˈnɛt/; 9 December 1863 – 26 May 1928) was a Scottish classicist. He was born in Edinburgh and died in St Andrews. Burnet was educated at the Royal High School, Edinburgh, the University of Edinburgh, and Balliol College, Oxford, receiving his . In 1887 Burnet became an assistant to Lewis Campbell at the University of St. Andrews

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Euripides I contains the plays Alcestis, translated by Richmond Lattimore; Medea, translated.

The first playwright of democracy, Euripides wrote with enduring insight and biting satire about social and political problems of Athenian life. This volume of Euripides' plays offers new translations of the three great war plays The Trojan Women, Hecuba and Andromache, in which the sufferings of Troy's survivors are harrowingly depicted. With unparalleled intensity, Euripides, whom Aristotle call. Orestes and Other Plays. Euripides I contains the plays Alcestis, translated by Richmond Lattimore; Medea, translated.

APOLLO DEATH CHORUS OF OLD MEN A WOMAN SERVANT ALCESTIS, the Queen, wife of ADMETUS ADMETUS, King of Thessaly EUMELUS, their child HERACLES . He lifts his hand in salutation to the body of ALCESTIS

APOLLO DEATH CHORUS OF OLD MEN A WOMAN SERVANT ALCESTIS, the Queen, wife of ADMETUS ADMETUS, King of Thessaly EUMELUS, their child HERACLES PHERES, father of ADMETUS. At Pherae, outside the Palace of ADMETUS, King of Thessaly. He lifts his hand in salutation to the body of ALCESTIS. O woman, who saved my son, who raised me up when I had fallen, hail! Be happy in the halls of Hades!

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Similar books and articles. The Tears of Euripides Charles Segal: Euripides and the Poetics of Sorrow: Art, Gender, and Commemoration in Alcestis, Hippolytus, and Hecuba. The Heroic Muse: Studies in the Hippolytus and Hecuba of Euripides. Pp. Xiii+313, Frontispiece.

At once a vigorous translation of one of Euripides' most subtle and witty plays, and a wholly fresh interpretation, this version reveals for the first time the extraordinary formal beauty and thematic concentration of the Alcestis. The Alcestis thus becomes a metaphysical tragicomedy in which Admetos, who has heretofore led a life without limitations, learns to "think mortal thoughts.

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Thorburn (classics, Baylor U., Colorado) has written a lengthy introductory essay situating the tragedy within the mores of Euripides' time. He's also provided a detailed commentary on variant words and meanings and an exhaustive bibliography. These scholarly additions make this translation completely accessible to the non-Greek readers who are its intended audience. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)