Alcestis: A Dramatic Poem
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Published by Kegan Paul .
Written in English

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Number of Pages147
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Open LibraryOL20583473M

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The drama developed out of religious ritual, and many early dramatic masterpieces feature gods and their doings, none more than Euripides' plays, among which Alcestis is a rarity, a tragedy reversed. It begins in tears. Good King Admetos loses Queen Alcestis because she agreed to die in his stead/5(5). Alcestis: a dramatic poem. [John Todhunter] Alcestis. London: Kegan Paul, (OCoLC) Queen consort of Admetus King of Pherae; Alcestis, Queen consort of Admetus King of Pherae. Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Todhunter. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Alcestis: a dramatic poem Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED EMBED (for Pages: COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Alcestis is an Athenian tragedy by the ancient Greek playwright Euripides. It was first produced at the City Dionysia festival in BC. Euripides (c. BCE) was one of the greatest authors. Euripides' Alcestis-perhaps the most anthologized Attic drama-is an ideal text for students reading their first play in the original Greek. Literary commentaries and language aids in most editions are too advanced or too elementary for intermediate students of the language, but in their new student edition, C. A. E. Luschnig and H. M. Roisman remedy such deficiencies. Dramatic works by Ted Hughes Alcestis (London: Faber and Faber, ) Marija Bergam (University of Bari) considers Hughes's translation of Euripides's play. Alcestis was the fairest among the daughters of Pelias, king of Iolcus, and either Anaxibia or Phylomache. She was sister to Acastus, Pisidice, Pelopia and Hippothoe. [1] Alcestis was the wife of Admetus by whom she bore a son, Eumelus, a participant in the siege of Troy, .

By the time Frederich Schiller came to write the Wallenstein trilogy, his reputation as one of Germany’s leading playwrights was all but secured. Consisting of Wallenstein’s Camp, The Piccolomini and The Death of Wallenstein, this suite of plays appeared between and , each production under the original direction of Schiller’s collaborator and mentor, Johann Wolfgang (von) Goethe.   The myth of Alcestis' journey to the underworld finds new meaning in Nina Murray's poems, which reveal startling insights about the state of the world—and of the poet's soul. Murray expertly navigates the shifting borderlands of 21st-century life, where the line between poetry and prose blurs, foreign policy meets desire, and the inscrutable is our common : Circling Rivers. LOEB CLASSICAL LIBRARY Founded by JAMES LOEB Edited by JEFFREY HENDERSON. Search. Euripides Sort key: alcestis Book order sort key: Doi: /des-alcestis Volume edition date: Euripides Sort key: dramatic fragments Book order sort key: Doi: /des-dramatic_fragments Volume edition. Alcestis book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Alcestis is one of Euripides' richest and most brilliant--as well as most.