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Euripides: Selected Fragmentary Plays: Volume I

Abstract

The fragmentary plays of Euripides are a body of texts still regularly increasing in number and extent. They are of very great interest in themselves, apart from the significant aid they give to the fuller appreciation of the surviving complete plays. This two-volume edition brings together for the first time for English readers the more substantial and important of the plays, about fifteen in all. Each play is introduced by a summary bibliography and an appreciative essay which analyses the mythic background and plot: reconstructs the play as far as the fragmentary text and secondary evidence ... More

Keywords: Euripides, plays, fragmentary texts, dramatisations, mythic background, plot, characterisation, staging

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780856686191
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9780856686191.001.0001