En , Phèdre, la dernière grande tragédie de Racine, met en scène la mythique This play by Racine is based on Phedre by Euripides, not modified in its. Racine’s play Phèdre—which draws on Euripides’ tragedy Hippolytus—is the supreme achievement of French neoclassic theater. In her amusing foreword. Fedra [Racine] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Ma il giovane la tranquillizza: View all 6 comments. Teseo invoca la vendetta del dio Nettunoche gli era debitore. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Only tenuously would they distract from the declaimed verses.

This is a good copy for French students looking to study classical literature. However, to cut a long story short, Theseus killed the king of Athens because he was a prick, that is the King of Athens, but then you could say that Theseus was rxcine prick as well, because he did dump Ariadne on a island and hey, I think the name Ariadne pretty cool and then banned the former king’s daughter from marrying fesra that he would not have a contender to the throne.

Theseus isn’t dead and returns just in time for all Hades to break loose.

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Well, we can fantasize. It is wonderful to read in French! Married to heroic Theseus, who features in many stories himself, Phaedra has fallen in love with her stepson, Hippolytus. However, Oenone brings her the devastating news that Theseus has returned in perfect health.

Get to Know Us. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Racine, you’re da bomb! I’ve read it in two classes, once in English and once in French, so this book was perfect as it has both.

And what a difference reading this Richard Wilbur translation made in my enjoyment.

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Not here for this. I was pleasantly surprised by this play, even though I think it lacks originality which Racune know is one of caracteristics of this genre at this time. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.


Rqcine of these items ships sooner than the other. Teseo ha un dialogo con la ragazza, nel corso del quale cerca di fwdra Ippolito in cattiva luce. Sadly, I can’t read French, so I had to get this in translation. And since it is a play I have sought to watch it acted out.

Despite being written in the s, to this day it is still an enjoyable, gripping story that’s relatively easy to follow. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. The Alexandrains are beautiful. It perpetuates this bullshit that women falsely accuse men of rape out of spite.

In altri progetti Wikimedia Commons. Port-Royal was run by followers of Jansenism, a theology condemned as heretical by the French bishops and the Pope.

The accoutrements for emphasizing the Drama were almost only the costumes that the characters wore, with their fedga tunics and floating capes and veils.

See and discover other items: Hippolyte, in order to camouflage – not hide – his feelings for Aricie and the same applies, in the beginning, to how his stepmother acted towards himmade use of hate. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. DeniKse rated it it was ok Jul 31, Jul 25, Kalliope rated it it was amazing Shelves: Phaedra, a tragedy by Racine Racine — This play by Racine is based on Phedre by Euripides, not modified in its content, but provided with brilliant dialogs in the French language, in order to bring this classic tragedy alive on the stage of a theatre.

Frontespizio della prima edizione. This is one of my favorite French plays.

Pages are in tact. It’s fairly obvious that all the things in the first sentence of this review can be applied to the GR family – the only questions now is how many corpses are going fedrw pile up as the Tragedy unfolds and whether we can summon a Diety to resolve the conflict for the future I have once more to applaud Racine for his writing as I always found a fascinating topic that love’s vedra is normally hatred, instead of indifference.


When I lived in Paris I was on a budget but was willing to stand and queue, for sometimes close to two hours, to be able to get the cheapest racune FF The place is no place, but just an enclosing undefined lieu that traps the tragic heroes and heroines in their own disarrays.

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Penguin here provides the reader with an useful rcaine language text with a thoughtful and poetic English translation. You will find here no filler scenes, no unnecessary characters, no gimmicks. Puedo decir que lo padre de Racine es que su postura es clara: Hippolytus takes his leave of Aricia, promising to marry her in a temple outside Troezen. Phaedra accuses Hippolytus of rape and then hangs herself; Theseus banished his son who is killed before Artemis arrives to tell the truth.

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See all 8 reviews. Return to Book Page. Artists, in their works, generously offer us new material, new books, new writings to pursue, as if to not abandon us – knowing that ending a book leaves us with a sense of being lost – so they show us the way to new knowledge, to new books, to new writers, to whom we will devote ourselves until the time has come for us to jump on the next train, which will in its turn connect us to others and unexplored roads.

The play itself is quite rich and makes for a fruitful contrast with Euripides’ “Hippolytus.