Racine: Five Plays
Publish date: December 1st 1969
Publisher: Hill & Wang
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Racine tries his hand with different settings. He sets his tragedies in Rome (Britannicus and Berenice), the fall of Homeric Troy (Andromache), Greek mythology (Phedra) and the Old Testament (Athaliah). All of the plays take place within a short time and the plots center on a single conflict. Wit...