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The best plays of Racine

Jean Racine

The best plays of Racine

by Jean Racine

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated into English rhyming verse with introduction and notes by Lacy Lockert.
SeriesPrinceton paperbacks -- 58
ContributionsLockert, Lacy.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 412 p.
Number of Pages412
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13533899M
OCLC/WorldCa1990550

Mar 07,  · Racine Theatre Guild Announces Season - Mount Pleasant-Sturtevant, WI - The Racine Theatre Guild announced their 81st season of plays and musicals. Read "The Complete Plays of Jean Racine Volume 5: Britannicus" by Jean Racine available from Rakuten Kobo. This is the fifth volume of a projected translation into English of all twelve of Jean Racine’s plays. Geoffrey Alan Arg Brand: Penn State University Press.

The Complete Plays of Jean Racine. Volume 3: Iphigenia. Jean Racine, Translated into English rhymed couplets with critical notes and commentary by Geoffrey Alan Argent. This is the third volume of a projected translation into English of all twelve of Jean Racine’s plays—only the third time such a project has been undertaken. Complete Plays in Two Volumes: Volume I only by Racine, Jean [Samuel Solomon] and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at elizrosshubbell.com

Racine's poetry is always thought to be untranslatable; so one of the world's great dramatists remains inaccessible to readers without French. This is the best translation into English; Professor Knight has used a regular English blank verse which conveys remarkably well both the formality and the passion of the original. the plays given here - Andromache, Iphigenia, Phaedra and Athaliah - are. pages. Paperback book. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Paper cover has mild edge.


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Lockert guide the reader to a greater understanding of the plays.4/5(1). The latest translations of Racine's plays into English have been by Alan Hollinghurst (Berenice, Bajazet), by RADA director Edward Kemp (Andromache), Neil Bartlett, and poet Geoffrey Alan Argent, who earned a American Book Award for the translating The Complete Plays of Jean Racine.

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For this new translation, Geoffrey Alan Argent has taken a fresh approach: he has rendered these plays in rhymed "heroic" couplets.

Pages in category "Plays by Jean Racine" The following 13 pages are in this category, out of 13 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

Nov 19,  · Read "Racine: Three Plays Berenice, Phèdre, Britannicus" by Jean Racine available from Rakuten Kobo. Includes the plays Britannicus, Phedra and Berenice Jean Racine is the greatest tragedian of the French seventeenth cent Brand: Oberon Books. Jean Racine, French dramatic poet and historiographer renowned for his mastery of French classical tragedy.

His reputation rests on the plays he wrote between andnotably Andromaque (first performedpublished ), Britannicus (first performedpublished ), Bérénice. Racine: The Belle City Alice Sankey Published by the Racine Board of Education through a grant from the Western Printing and Lithographing Company Foundation, Racine, Wisconsin.

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