The Trojan Women (Greek Tragedy in New Translations)
Publish date: January 6th 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 132
Edition language: English
This is a review of the play itself, not this particular translation. I read Roche's translation, which is good but (as has been pointed out by absolutely everyone already) includes made-up stage directions that are somewhat distracting.Trojan Women is an anti-war play, performed in 415 as Athens pr...
I liked one of the short descriptions of this play: a bunch of women wailing and moaning about the significant turn in their life. While that statement may sum this play up, I do not actually think at it gets to the core of what Euripides is exploring, particularly since these women have found thems...
I would not dare to watch this performed. I bet I'd wail.
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