Phaedra, by Racine (Kobo eBook)

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Phaedra is consumed with passion for Hippolytus, her stepson. Believing her husband dead, she confesses her love to him and is rebuffed. When her husband returns alive, Phaedra convinces him that it was Hippolytus who attempted to seduce her. In his interpretation, Racine replaced the stylized tragedy with human-scale characters and actions. Introduction by Richard Wilbur.

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ISBN-13: 9780547563978
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: September 4th, 1987
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