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Racine"s Athāliah

Jean Racine

Racine"s Athāliah

(a tragedy founded upon Holy Scripture) and Phaedra

by Jean Racine

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Published by Translation publishing company, inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Athaliah, Queen of Judah -- Drama.,
  • Hippolytus (Greek mythology) -- Drama.,
  • Phaedra (Greek mythology) -- Drama.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAthāliah., Phaedra.
    Statementliterally translated by Robert Bruce Boswell, with a brief introduction by Allene Leonard, M. A.
    ContributionsBoswell, Robert Bruce, tr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ1891 .A42
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi p. 1 l., 137 p.
    Number of Pages137
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6751093M
    LC Control Number30031916
    OCLC/WorldCa4353107

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Athaliah [Racine, Jean, Boswell, Robert Bruce] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Athaliah. The third play, Athaliah, is based on the Old Testament story of Athaliah, queen of Judah and follower of the pagan god Baal, and Jehoiada, high priest of the temple of Jerusalem (the high priest of Jehovah), who wants to restore the kingship of Judah to the House of David.

In Racine's /5. It's helpful to pick up a book on Racine like the Twayne's Masterworks series to find out some background information.

Like many French authors, he grew up in poverty and ascended to power and prestige later. Several of his plays were based on Greek stories and plays -- in this one, he even quotes out of the originals/5(5).

In this volume of Racine's plays we find "Iphigenia, Phaedra, Athaliah", three of the most popular of the author's dramas. In "Iphigenia" we find the titular daughter of Agamemnon, King of the Greeks, who must sacrifice his daughter in order to set sail for by: 5.

Athaliah book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due t /5. Iphigenia, Phaedra, Athaliah and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device by: 5. As Voltaire famously opined, Athaliah, Racine’s last play, is “perhaps the greatest masterwork of the human spirit.” Its formidable antagonists, Athaliah, queen of Judah, and Jehoiada, high priest of the temple of Jerusalem, are engaged in a deadly struggle for dominion: she, fiercely determined to maintain her throne and exterminate the detested race of David; he, no less fiercely determined to overthrow Manufacturer: Penn State University Press.

Racine's Athalie or Athaliah was written for private performance at court, and has something of the gloom and piety that marked the later years of the Sun King's reign. It was staged in by the convent girls at St Cyr, and so belongs to the period between the Counter-Reformation and the grand operas of the following century.

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.

With more than 1, titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Unlike Esther, the general outline of whose plot is taken intact from the Bible’s book of that name, Athaliah’s broad narrative arc (most notably its conflation of the biblical accounts of Athaliah and Joash) and all the details of its plot and characterization were fashioned by Racine (who, somewhat misleadingly, labeled the play “a tragedy drawn from sacred scripture”) from the merest hints in the.

Jean Racine was born in at La Ferté Milon, sixty miles east of Paris. Orphaned at an early age, he was educated at the Little Schools of Port Royal and the pro-Jansenist College of Beauvais.

He soon reacted against his austere mentors and by he had begun to write for the theater and had been introduced to the court of Louis : Penguin Publishing Group. Iphigenia, Phaedra and Athaliah: : Jean Racine, John Cairncross: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart.

Books Go Search Your Store Deals Store Gift Cards Sell Help. Books 5/5(2). 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 RacineFormat: Paperback.

PREFACE. Racine, the author of Athalie (Athaliah), flourished in the latter half of the 17th century. At his appearance, Corneille, the great French Dramatist, was in the full splendour of his fame, whose rival he was afterwards recognised to be.

Athalie is a Tragedy in rhyme, consisting of six Iambic feet. Athaliah (), Racine's last and perhaps Britannicus (), the first play in this volume, takes its themes from Roman history: the setting is bloody and treacherous court of the Emperor Nero.

Phaedra () dramatizes the Greek myth of Phaedra's doomed love for her stepson Hippolytus/5. Iphigenia, Phaedra, Athaliah - Ebook written by Jean Racine. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Iphigenia, Phaedra, Athaliah. Iphigenia, Phaedra, Athaliah Kindle Edition by Jean Racine (Author), John Cairncross (Translator) Format: Kindle Edition.

out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from /5(3). After the success of Esther, Racine published Athalie inanother play drawn from the Bible, which he expected would have the same success.

Plot [ edit ] Athalie, widow of the king of Judah, rules the country and believes she has eliminated all the rest of the royal family. Athaliah (Hebrew: עֲתַלְיָה, ʻAtalya; Greek: Γοθολία; Latin: Athalia) was the daughter of King Ahab and Queen Jezebel of Israel, the queen consort of Judah as the wife of King Jehoram, a descendant of King David, and later queen regnant c.

– : Ahab, King of Israel. Synopsis 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.

"Iphigenia" depicts a princess' absolute submission to /5(4). Buy the Paperback Book Iphigenia, Phaedra And Athaliah by JEAN RACINE atCanada's largest bookstore.

Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Athaliah Jean Racine, french dramatist, one of the three great playwrights of 17th-century France () This ebook presents «Athaliah», from Jean Racine. A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected.

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The 17th century dramatist Jean Racine was considered, along with Molière and Corneille, as one of the three great playwrights of his era. The quality of Racine's poetry has been described as possibly his most important contribution to French literature and his use of the alexandrine poetic line is one of the best examples of such use noted for its harmony, simplicity and : Neeland Media LLC.

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Read "Iphigenia, Phaedra, Athaliah" by Jean Racine available from Rakuten Kobo. The 17th century dramatist Jean Racine was considered, along with Brand: Neeland Media LLC. Book Excerpt ars Bathing his visage--bring him back to life; And still in terror, or caressing me, I feel his innocent arms upon me press.

Great God. let not my love be fatal to him, The precious relic of the loyal David: Brought up within Thy house to love Thy law, He knows no other father yet than Thee. Read "Iphigenia, Phaedra, Athaliah" by Jean Racine available from Rakuten Kobo.

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Britannicus, Phaedra, Athaliah: Jean Racine: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(54). Athaliah, in the Old Testament, the daughter of Ahab and Jezebel and wife of Jeham, king of Judah. After the death of Ahaziah, her son, Athaliah usurped the throne and reigned for seven years.

She massacred all the members of the royal house of Judah (II Kings –3), except Joash. A successful r. Queen Athaliah is the only woman in the Hebrew Bible reported as having reigned as a monarch within Israel/Judah.

She is the daughter of either Omri, king of Israel (2 Kgs ; 2 Chr ), or, more probably, of his son King Ahab (2 Kgs ; 2 Chr ; the Jewish historian Josephus cites this in Antiquities), who ruled from to is no evidence that she was the daughter of. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Jean Racine (French: [ʒɑ̃ ʁasin]), baptismal name Jean-Baptiste Racine (22 December – 21 April ), was a French dramatist, one of the three great playwrights of 17th-century France, along with Molière and Corneille, and an important literary figure in the Western tradition. Get this from a library.

The complete plays of Jean Racine. Volume 4, Athaliah. [Jean Racine; Geoffrey Alan Argent] -- "As Voltaire famously opined, Athaliah, Racine's last play, is "perhaps the greatest masterwork of the human spirit." Its formidable antagonists, Athaliah, queen of. Available in the National Library of Australia collection.

Author: Racine, Jean, ; Format: Book; p. ; 18 cm. Strongly influenced by Classical drama, Jean Racine (–99) broke away from the grandiose theatricality of baroque drama to create works of intense psychological realism, with characters manipulated by cruel and vengeful gods.

Iphigenia depicts. Britannicus (World's Classics S.). Author:Racine, Jean. Book Binding:Hardback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of Books USA was founded in Racine's poetry is always thought to be untranslatable; so one of the world's great dramatists remains inaccessible to readers without French.

This is the best translation into English; Professor Knight has used a regular English blank verse which conveys remarkably well both the formality and the passion of the original.

the plays given here - Andromache, Iphigenia, Phaedra and Athaliah - are. Jean Racine has books on Goodreads with ratings. Jean Racine’s most popular book is Phèdre. The Paperback of the Jean Racine: Four Greek Plays: Andromache-Iphigenia, Phaedra-Athaliah by R.

C. Knight at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Pages: L. A. Racines is the pen name of Cheryl Bristow, Quebec born, graduate of McGill University in Anthropology, and clergy wife, mother and grandmother/5.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Athaliah a Tragedy, Intended for Reading Only, Translated into English Blank Verse, from Racine by J.

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