The Bacchae of Euripides
A New Version
By (author) Euripides C K Williams
Illustrated by Martha Craven Nussbaum
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Bacchae of Euripides by Euripides
Book DescriptionFrom the renowned contemporary American poet C. K. Williams comes this fluent and accessible version of the great tragedy by Euripides. This book includes an introduction by Martha Nussbaum.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780374522063
Paperback / softback
(226mm x 150mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux-3pl
Publisher: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux-3pl
Publish Date: 23-Aug-1990
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Euripides
Bacchae, Paperback (February 2016)
Dionysus, god of wine and ecstasy, has come to Thebes, and the women are streaming out of the city to worship him on the mountain, drinking and dancing in wild frenzy. The king, Pentheus, denouces this so-called 'god' as a charlatan. But no mortal can deny a god and no man can ever stand against Dionysus.
Medea, Paperback (January 2015)» View all books by Euripides
Features a story of the wronged wife who avenges herself upon her unfaithful husband by murdering their children is lodged securely in the popular imagination, a touchstone for politics, law, and psychoanalysis and the subject of constant retellings and reinterpretations.
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Author Biography - Euripides
C. K. Williams (1936 2015) published twenty-two books of poetry including, "Flesh and Blood," which won the National Book Critics Circle Award; "Repair," which won the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry; and "The Singing," winner of the National Book Award. Williams was awarded the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize in 2005. He wrote a critical study, "On Whitman"; a memoir, "Misgivings"; and two books of essays, "Poetry and Consciousness "and "In Time: Poets, Poems, " "and the Rest.""
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