Phaedra, by Racine

Product Number: EB00031392
Released: Sep 04, 1987
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780547563978
Publisher: Mariner Books
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Description

Phaedra is consumed with passion for Hippolytus, her stepson. Believing her husband dead, she confesses her love to him and is rebuffed. When her husband returns alive, Phaedra convinces him that it was Hippolytus who attempted to seduce her. In his interpretation, Racine replaced the stylized tragedy with human-scale characters and actions. Introduction by Richard Wilbur.

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Author(s): Richard Wilbur
Genre: Drama
Original Publish Date: Sep 04, 1987

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