New PDF release: Bakkhai

By Euripides

ISBN-10: 1783199156

ISBN-13: 9781783199150

A attractive, new translation via the poet and classicist Anne Carson, first played in 2015 on the Almeida Theatre in London

Anne Carson writes, “Euripides was once a playwright of the 5th century BC who reinvented Greek tragedy, environment it on a course that leads directly to truth television. His performs broke all of the principles, upended conference and outraged conservative critics. The Bakkhai is his such a lot subversive play, telling the tale of a guy who can't admit he might quite reside within the epidermis of a girl, and a god who turns out to mix all sexualities right into a unmarried ruinous call for for adoration. Dionysos is the god of intoxication. when you fall below his effect, there's no telling the place you are going to finish up.”

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