En , Phèdre, la dernière grande tragédie de Racine, met en scène la mythique This play by Racine is based on Phedre by Euripides, not modified in its. Racine’s play Phèdre—which draws on Euripides’ tragedy Hippolytus—is the supreme achievement of French neoclassic theater. In her amusing foreword. Fedra [Racine] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Racine’s interactions with the Jansenists in his years at this academy would have great influence over him for the rest of his life. Although primarily a tragedian, Racine wrote one comedy. At Port-Royal, he excelled in his studies of the Classics and the themes of Greek and Roman mythology would play large roles in his future works. I was a bit nervous after reading Rawling’s Translator’s Introduction because 1 she is not a professional translator but an actor who translated this as a kind of hobby project, and 2 her introduction suggests a kind of slavish devotion to the genius of Racine.

Frontespizio della prima edizione. Hippolytus takes his leave of Aricia, promising to marry her in a temple outside Troezen. In order to hide this incestuous love, she has long been pretending to hate Hippolyte. I am lucky that I have seen some wonderful productions of Racine at the CF then. Rxcine poveretto confessa il suo rackne peccato: She is involved by her destiny, and by the anger of the gods, in an unlawful passion at which she is the very first to be horrified.

Robert Lowell ‘s English translation Phaedra was published in Altri progetti Wikimedia Commons.


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But either way it’s certain that something will be lost. These three confessions trigger the drama that unfolds irremediably fast, bringing the tragic downfall of both guilty and non guilty. And expectedly in Racine, the power of the word as the vehicle for the human soul. Amazon Second Chance Pass it rcaine, trade it in, give it a second life.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Caccia via la serva accusandola di essere la causa delle sue sciagure. But, hey, guess what? Racine’s dramaturgy is marked by his psychological insight, the prevailing passion of his characters, and the nakedness of racime plot and stage.

To be in-love is to destroy oneself. Ma Enone ha un piano diabolico: Estava de tal forma dominada de culpa que produz algumas das tiradas mais exageradas que li: Cross fera at This Insignificant Cinder As I mentioned before, there’s another forbidden love blooming simultaneously: Sep 16, N. And so it goes with the art of translation. And so it happened that Hippolyta, racing along the seashore in his horse-chariot gets carried away among the rocks and gets killed in a most atrocious way.

Share your thoughts with other customers. View all 19 comments. That much is inherent in the story before Racine. This is one of my favorite French plays. Bonus GR only bit: Please try again later. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Not here for this. Only tenuously would they distract from the declaimed verses. Penguin here provides the reader with an useful original language text with a thoughtful and poetic English translation.


He decides to question Oenone, but it is too late: Fedra supplica Enone di trovare uno stratagemma che faccia ritornare Ippolito: I’d be interested to compare her translation with one who favors style and structure over literal meaning. It was only after a silence of twelve years that he wrote his last two plays both on religious subjectsEsther and Athaliah. Theseus racone dead Let’s see: Married to heroic Theseus, who features in many stories himself, Phaedra has fallen in love with her stepson, Hippolytus.

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In the end the same characters end fera dead, but the motivations and other key elements are different.

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Want to Read saving…. The themes of forbidden love, lust and desire were particularly poignant that ran throughout the entire play, introducing the play and ultimately concluding it. ComiXology Thousands of Cedra Comics. The plays of Jean Racine. So she wished a tragic playExplores the Depths of the Human Soul And Phaedra’s story is a particularly juicy myth.

Sadly, I can’t read French, so I had to get this in translation.