Bacchae download free [PDF and Ebook] by Euripides

Bacchae download free [PDF and Ebook] by Euripides year 1997
  • Book name: Bacchae
  • Author: Euripides
  • Release date: 1997/12/13
  • Publisher: DOVER PUBLICATIONS INC.
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780486295800
  • Rating: 8.85 of 10
  • Votes: 779
  • Review by: Alicia Brittain
  • Review rating: 7.4 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/6
  • Total pages: 64
  • Includes a PDF summary of 5 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The youngest of the three great Greek tragedians, following Aeschylus and Sophocles, Euripides (ca. 484-406 B.C.) is reputed to have written ninety-two plays, nineteen of which survive. The Bacchae, a late play staged posthumously, concerns the cult of Dionysus, god of wine, whose worship hinged largely on orgiastic and frenzied nature rites.When Dionysus (in disguise) attempts to spread his cult among the people (especially the women) of Thebes, their king, Pentheus, imprisons Dionysus and tries to suppress his cult. The king's misguided attempt to thwart the will of a god leads to catastrophe. Full of striking scenes, frenzied emotion, and choral songs of great power and beauty, the play is a fine example of Euripides' ability to exploit and manipulate traditional Greek myth to serve his own ends in probing man's psychological makeup and understanding of himself.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 3H34M23S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Studies: Classical, Early & Medieval, Plays, Playscripts, Literary Essays
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 3.43 USD
  • Dimensions: 132x210x5.08mm
  • Weight: 58.97g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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