Iphigenie auf Tauris: ein Schauspiel (Google eBook)

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D.C. Heath & Company, 1896
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User Review  - Jack - Goodreads

Beautifully written, like everything Goethe ever wrote, but unfortunately the character of Iphigenie was blanched to fit Goethe's feminine ideal. Still a good read, but I couldn't get over the fact that I vastly preferred plot of the Euripides version. Read full review

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User Review  - Melanie - Goodreads

In short, Goethe's Iphigenie has a much weirder relationship with her father figures than Euripides'. I wrote a paper about this play last year... yeah I'm sick of talking about it. Read full review

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