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Bakkhai (Hardcover) (Euripides)

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"A stunning, new translation by the poet and classicist Anne Carson, first performed in 2015 at the Almeida Theatre in London. Anne Carson writes, "Euripides was a playwright of the fifth century BC who reinvented Greek tragedy, setting it on a path thatleads straight to reality TV. His plays broke all the rules, upended convention and outraged conservative critics. The Bakkhai is his most subversive play, telling the story of a man who cannot admit he would rather live in the skin of a woman, and a godwho seems to combine all sexualities into a single ruinous demand for adoration. Dionysos is the god of intoxication. Once you fall under his influence, there is no telling where you will end up."--
Number of Pages: 85
Genre: Drama
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Author: Euripides
Language: English
Street Date: December 12, 2017
TCIN: 52970020
UPC: 9780811227100
Item Number (DPCI): 248-50-3885
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