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Phaedra [translated by] John Cairncross.

Jean Racine

Phaedra [translated by] John Cairncross.

by Jean Racine

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Published by E. Droz in Genève .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsCairncross, John.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ1898 A43
The Physical Object
Pagination105p.
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15457895M

John Cairncross (25 July – 8 October ) was a British civil servant who became an intelligence officer and spy during the Second World War. As a Soviet double agent, he passed to the Soviet Union the raw Tunny decrypts that influenced the Battle of Kursk. Jean Toomer [1] – Author of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry At a Glance [2] Inspired to Write Cane [3] Turned from Literature to Gurdjieff [4] Later Years [5] Selected writings [6] Sources [7] Jean Toomer [8], a writer of mixed racial heritage, was a complex and often misunderstood figur.

Jean Racine, John Cairncross eBook December 2, Strongly influenced by Classical drama, Jean Racine () broke away from the grandiose theatricality of baroque drama to create works of intense psychological realism, with characters manipulated by cruel and vengeful gods. Phaedra, Racine's masterpiece, was his last for the professional theatre. Unfortunately, Cardinal Mazarin's niece Nicolas Pradon had written a play of the same nime, and it was praised by critics. The chief source for Andromaque was a passage from the third book of the Aeneid, but Racine made many changes. Andromache is the widow of Hector.

Founded in , has become a leading book price comparison site: Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from over , booksellers and 60+ websites worldwide. John Cairncross's translation of these three late plays, Iphigena, Phaedra and Athalia, is written in blank verse that shows great sensitivity to the grandeur of the original French. Iphigenia Phaedra, Athaliah () by Jean Racine.


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Iphigenia ; Phaedra ; Athaliah / by Jean Racine ; translated and introduced by John Cairncross Penguin Books Harmondsworth, Middlesex Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

Comment: Cover design differs slightly, but same text; same translation by John Cairncross. Some creases on the front cover; interior pages have some marginal comments, occasional underlining and a few words circled.

Not overly bad, and still very s: 6. : Iphigenia, Phaedra and Athaliah (Penguin Classics) (): Racine, Jean Baptiste, Cairncross, John, Watling, E. F.: BooksCited by: 5. About Iphigenia, Phaedra and Athaliah. Three plays by Racine For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

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Books; Notes; Jean Racine: Phaedra and Other Plays. Translated by John Cairncross. October The three tragedies collected here are Iphigenia, Phaedra and Athaliah, although I would say that only Phaedra is at all tragic and consequently a much more interesting piece than the other two.

Iphigenia The Greek host and their thousand ships, under the command of. John Cairncross ( – ) was a Scottish-born British civil servant who became an intelligence officer and spy during the Second World War. As a Soviet double agent, he passed to the Soviet Union the raw Tunny decryptions that influenced the Battle of Kursk.

He was alleged to be the fifth member of the Cambridge Five/5(30). Phèdre was translated by Scottish poet Edwin Morgan (–) into Scots inand won the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize. Racine, Jean (), Phèdre, Phaedra [translated by] John Cairncross.

book Editions, Éditions Gallimard, ISBN ; Racine, Jean (), Iphigenia/Phaedra/Athaliah, Penguin Books, ISBN (English translation by J.

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Richard Wilbur. Jean Racine's Phaedra: Translated into English verse by Richard Wilbur (Dramatis Play Service, Inc., ).

Lacy Lockert. The Best Plays of Racine: Translated by Lacy Lockert. (Princeton Univ. Press, ). Robert Lowell, Phaedra: Racine's Phaedra in an English version by Robert Lowell (Farrar, Straus and Giroux. John Cairncross (25 July – 8 October ) was a Scottish-born British civil servant who became an intelligence officer and spy during the Second World a Soviet double agent, he passed to the Soviet Union the raw Tunny decryptions that influenced the Battle of was alleged to be the fifth member of the Cambridge Five.

He is also notable as a translator and writer of non. Buy the Paperback Book Iphigenia, Phaedra And Athaliah by JEAN RACINE atCanada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders.

Three plays by Racine For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1, titles, Penguin. Buy Iphigenia / Phaedra / Athaliah Reprint by Racine, Jean, Cairncross, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 4. Depicts a princess' absolute submission to her father's will. This title shows a woman's struggle to overcome her overwhelming passion for her stepson - an obsession that brings destruction to a noble family.

It portrays a ruthless pagan queen, who defies Jehovah in her desperate attempt to keep the throne of Jerusalem from its legitimate heir. I read the edition, published by Penguin Books, which includes an introduction to each play by the translator (John Cairncross) and Racine's preface to each play, all of which are informative and helpful.

Iphigenia and Phaedra are based on Euripides' plays Iphigenia at Aulis and Hippolytus/5(14). You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Phaedra Author: Jean Baptiste Racine Translator: Robert Bruce Boswell Release Date: Octo [EBook #] Last Updated: February 7, Language: English Character set encoding.

John Cairncross also translated The Cid; Cinna ; The Theatrical Illusion () for Penguin Classics. --This text refers to the paperback edition. Book DescriptionReviews: 3. The one doubt I have is about the John Cairncross translation which renders Racine's intricate study of destructive passion in smoothly rhetorical blank verse.

Racine in. any translation is acceptable) A Raisin in the Sun, by Lorraine Hansberry Iphigenia, Phaedra, and Athaliah by Jean Racine (Penguin Classics, translated by John Cairncross,) The above works will form the basis for our study in this first year of the course.

The Summer Assignment. : Iphigenia, Phaedra and Athaliah (Penguin Classics) () by Racine, Jean Baptiste; Cairncross, John; Watling, E. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. Hippolytus, translated by John Studley in Seneca, his tenne tragedies, translated into Englyſh () Hippolytus, translated by Watson Bradshaw () Phaedra or Hippolytus, translated by Frank Justus Miller ().

John Cairncross John Cairncross’s translation, printed by Penguin Books, will have introduced many to Racine’s plays. {14} The same volume contained translations of Iphigenia and Athaliah, each with an individual introduction, and a most useful introduction.

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