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Ten Plays by Euripides


The first playwright of democracy, Euripides wrote with enduring insight and biting satire about social and political problems of Athenian life.In contrast to his contemporaries, he brought an exciting--and, to the Greeks, a stunning--realism to the "pure and noble form" of tragedy.For the first time in history, heroes and heroines on the stage were not idealized: as Sophocles himself said, Euripides shows people not as they ought to be, but as they actually are."

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Ten Plays by Euripides
1990, Bantam Classics, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780553213638

Mass-market paperback

Ten Plays by Euripides
1981, Bantam Books

ISBN-13: 9780553211603

Mass-market paperback

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