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Review: Phèdre

User Review  - Petra - Goodreads

I think this book is definitely a classic. I love that the theme is mythological and the story is ancient, but Racine interprated this story so brilliantly showing more humanly sides of characters. I ... Read full review

Review: Phèdre

User Review  - Emma Vierbergen - Goodreads

Classic piece by Racine, beautifully written and yet easy to read. Read full review

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User Review  - Lemar - Goodreads

Wise and lyrical. The English translation by Robert Bruce Boswell is superb in that it allows the beauty of Racine's poetic voice to be heard. This rivals Shakespeare in both memorable turn of phrase and insight into human behavior. Read full review

Review: Phèdre

User Review  - Anouar Loukili - Goodreads

Great Book, with special lyric writing :) Good as I expected Read full review

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User Review  - Dorottya Bacsi - Goodreads

I just didn't enjoy this one as much... maybe because I have read plays in similar theme, and it started out really slow. I found the stances about reputation really interesting, though. Read full review

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User Review  - David Sarkies - Goodreads

This is apparently Racine's last play before he gave up the theatre scene to return ot a religious life within the Jansenist sect. For those who don't know what a Jansenist is (and that would probably ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lily - Goodreads

MELODRAMATIC. Unrelatable. Next. Read full review

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User Review  - Sylvain - Goodreads

One of the things I do like about Racine is that all of the action occurs offstage. Read full review

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User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

Interesting. It has the classic qualities of love, betrayal, enemies and communication but not as going in my opinion as the original Greek myths. Not bad by any means though. Read full review

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User Review  - Pedro Costa - Goodreads

Best play ever. Read full review


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