Trojan Women Gwendolyn MacEwen

ISBN: 9781550961232

Published: September 1st 2009

Paperback

138 pages


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Trojan Women  by  Gwendolyn MacEwen

Trojan Women by Gwendolyn MacEwen
September 1st 2009 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 138 pages | ISBN: 9781550961232 | 4.70 Mb

With a stunning command of the Greek language and a mastery of poetic nuance, this translation of Euripides play breathes unparalleled life into an ancient masterpiece. Using vocabulary that gives the sense that the play was written with an appreciation of and application to the 20th and 21st centuries, this adaptation goes beyond the timeless plot of the consequences of war and the fate of both the victors and the losers and focuses on the modern-day issues of feminism and womens rights.

Also included in this volume are two long poems—Helen and Orestes—by contemporary Greek poet Yannis Ritsos, who was nominated for the Nobel Prize.



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