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Euripides: Bacchae, Paperback / softback Book

Euripides: Bacchae Paperback / softback

Edited by David Franklin

Part of the Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama series


Treating ancient plays as living drama. Classical Greek drama is brought vividly to life in this series of new translations.

Students are encouraged to engage with the text through detailed commentaries, including suggestions for discussion and analysis.

In addition, numerous practical questions stimulate ideas on staging and encourage students to explore the play's dramatic qualities.

Bacchae is suitable for students of both Classical Civilisation and Drama.

Useful features include full synopsis of the play, commentary alongside translation for easy reference and a comprehensive introduction to the Greek Theatre.

Bacchae is aimed primarily at A-level and undergraduate students in the UK, and college students in North America.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 114 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Languages other than English
  • ISBN: 9780521653725

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