Andromache, by Racine (Paperback)

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By Richard Wilbur (Translated by)
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A skillful translation of the classical French tragedy about the captivity of Hector's wife after her abduction by the son of Achilles. The rhymed couplets retain the simplicity of form and powerful language of the original. "[This translation] is a striking tour de force" (Hudson Review). Drawings by Igor Tulipanov.

About the Author


RICHARD WILBUR, one of America’s most beloved poets, has served as poet laureate of the United States. He has received the National Book Award, two Pulitzer Prizes, the National Arts Club medal of honor for literature, and a number of translation prizes, including two Bollingen Prizes and two awards from PEN.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780156075107
ISBN-10: 0156075105
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: March 15th, 1984
Pages: 120
Language: English