The Bacchae: After Euripides
Like Euripides' play, this moves speedily through a dazzling and bewildering display of tone, rhythm, and feeling. Mahon's great achievement in this transformation emerges most strikingly in the beauty of his choral odes whose clarity and grace linger hauntingly over the scenes of human folly and divine anger.
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Actaeon AGAVE Oh Daddy amazing Aristaeus Asopus Bacchae Bacchant Bacchic CHORUS OF ASIAN conquering hand Corybantes daughters death Dionysian DIONYSUS laughs DIONYSUS Pentheus DIONYSUS Right Echion Enter pentheus Erythrae Euripides Exeunt eyes face fallen foe father feast fennel wands fight for love flame on Semele's glade glen gods bestow grand gift grandson Greece hair hear heard heart admits Hera HERDSMAN holy honour of Dionysus Hysiae ignoring earthly hours King Pentheus let Thebes know lightning-flash limb linen gown lion's head live lord love and glory Lydian Maenads mock mortal Mount Cithaeron mountain murdered Music and dance mysteries night old story palace PENTHEUS Oh yes PENTHEUS You know pine pipe and drum pleases best punish Rhea rites rocks scream Semele Semele's tomb shout sight sisters soldiers sword takes Pentheus tell Thebes know Dionysus thing thyrsus Tmolus tore What's going wild wine Women of Asia wreath young Zeus
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