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- DescriptionA translation and interpretation of one of Euripides' plays, this version reveals the formal beauty and thematic concentration of the Alcestis. The late William Arrowsmith presents the play as a drama of human existence with recognizably human characters who also represent masked embodiments of human conditions.
- Author BiographyAbout the Translator: William Arrowsmith, General Editor of this series, is University Professor and Professor of Classics at Boston University. A world-renowned translator, he has translated numerous works, including the Orestes, Bacchae, Cyclops, Heracles, and Hecuba of Euripides; the Birds and Clouds of Aristophanes; the Satyricon of Petronius; as well as works from Italian, French, and German. He was a founding editor of The Hudson Review and of Arion.
- Author(s)Euripides,William Arrowsmith
- PublisherOxford University Press Inc
- Date of Publication01/02/1990
- Series TitleGreek Tragedy in New Translations
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintOxford University Press Inc
- Weight188 g
- Width135 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine9 mm
- Translated byWilliam Arrowsmith
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