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At the whim of Dionysos, a son is torn to pieces by his own mother during the famous women-only Bacchanalian ritual. The story of revenge by the half-man half-god on Pentheus, King of Thebes, and all his people.
Translated and introduced by Kenneth McLeish and Frederic Raphael.
Bacchae is a set text for WJEC A/AS-Level Drama and Theatre Studies.
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For those who don’t recognize the title, this ancient Greek theater piece is about the god Dionysus, god of wine. It was first performed in Athens, in 405 BC. And for those who still don’t catch the ... Read full review