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Euripides

Hippolytus

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Euripides by Sophie Mills
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"Hippolytus" is generally acknowledged to be one of Euripides' finest tragedies, for the construction of its plot, its use of language and its memorable characterisations of Phaedra and Hippolytus. Furthermore, it asks serious and disturbing questions about the influence of divinity on human lives. Sophie Mills considers these and many other themes in detail, setting the play in its mythological, cultural and historical contexts. She also includes discussions of major trends in interpretations of the play and of subsequent adaptations of the Hippolytus story, from Seneca to Mary Renault and beyond.

Author Biography

Sophie Mills is Associate Professor and Chair of Classics at the University of North Carolina at Asheville.
Release date NZ
August 29th, 2002
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Bristol Classical Press
Pages
162
Dimensions
140x216x8
ISBN-13
9780715629741
Product ID
2059877

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