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Greek Tragedy: Three Plays
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Greek Tragedy: Three Plays

Drama Classics: The World's Great Plays at a Great Little Price

Euripides / Sophocles

Three of the most famous tragedies from Ancient Greece, all featuring female protagonists collected together in modern, much-performed translations.

Antigone by Sophocles, the first great 'resistance' drama in which Antigone and Creon lock horns over the burial of her brother.

Bacchae by Euripides, in which a son is torn to pieces by his own mother at the whim of Dionysos, during the famous women-only Bacchanalian ritual.

Medea  by Euripides telling the powerful myth of Medea, who murders her children to revenge her husband's infidelity.

The volume contains an extensive introduction, including biographical notes and suggestions for further reading. Click on links above for individual editions of each play.

Cast : Antigone - 5M, 3F + plus chorus; Bacchae - 17M, 1F + chorus & extras; Medea - 5M, 2F + chorus & children
Nick Hern Books | 978-1-85459-847-9 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB