Bacchae

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    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. This stunning translation, by the award-winning poet Robin Robertson, reinvigorated Euripides' devastating take of a god's revenge for contemporary readers, bringing the ancient verse to fervid, brutal life.

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    Number of Pages: 128
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780099577386
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    Listed in: Plays & playscripts, Literary studies: classical, early & medieval, Plays & playwrights
    Publisher: Vintage Classics

    Books by Euripides

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