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From the renowned contemporary American poet C. K. Williams comes this fluent and accessible version of the great tragedy by Euripides.
This book includes an introduction by Martha Nussbaum.
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The Bacchae is the last and greatest of Euripides' plays. Its theme of the cost of resisting the gods who reside in human nature itself is still of immediate interest to audiences and readers and has inspired modern interpretations. Professor Kirk has made a translation which is both accurate and readable.About the Author:
C. K. Williams (1936–2015) published twenty-two books of poetry including, Flesh and Blood, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award; Repair, which won the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry; and The Singing, winner of the National Book Award. Williams was awarded the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize in 2005. He wrote a critical study, On Whitman; a memoir, Misgivings; and two books of essays, Poetry and Consciousness and In Time: Poets, Poems, and the Rest.
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Book Description Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1990. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110374107947
Book Description Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1990. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0374107947