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This stunning translation, by the acclaimed poet Robin Robertson (Forward Prize, Man Booker shortlist 2018), has reinvigorated Euripides' devastating take of a god's revenge for contemporary readers, bringing the ancient verse to fervid, brutal life. Dionysus, god of wine and ecstasy, has come to Thebes, and the women are streaming out of the city to worship him on the mountain, drinking and dancing in wild frenzy. The king, Pentheus, denouces this so-called 'god' as a charlatan. But no mortal can deny a god and no man can ...

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    • Title: The Bacchae by Euripides
    • Publisher: Wilder Publications, Inc
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    • Title: Bacchae by Mike Poulton
    • Publisher: Bloomsbury UK
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    • Edition: 2010 1st edition
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    • Title: Bacchae by Euripides
    • Publisher: Hackett Publishing
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    • Edition: 1998 1st edition
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    • Title: Bacchae by Euripides; Paul Woodruff
    • Publisher: Hackett Publishing
    • Print ISBN: 9780872203921, 0872203921
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    • Edition: 1998 UK edition
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    • Title: Bacchae by Euripides
    • Publisher: Dover Publications
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    • Edition: 1997 Revised edition
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