Three Plays of Racine: Phaedra, Andromache, and Brittanicus

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"George Dillon has elected for speed and clarity; his speed, of which short quotations can impart no notion, is his equivalent for Racine's impetuous dexterity with the French Alexandrine. . . . Momentum, in such a version, is everything. It stands as a homage to Racine's strength of construction . . . and to the expressive power of his themes, on which Mr. Dillon's prefaces have eloquent and sensible things to say."-Hugh Kenner, "National Review " "His literal and flexible blank verse actually forms the nearest thing in ...

Three Plays of Racine: Phaedra, Andromache, and Brittanicus 1961, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226150772

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