This play by Racine is based on Phedre by Euripides, not modified in its content, .. but also on a few of the texts, for instance, this one, Jean Racine’s Phèdre. Fedra / Andrómaca / Los Litigantes / Británico has 7 ratings and 1 review: Published by Editorial Origen – Editorial OMGSA, pages, Hardcover. Location: Holland ° North, ° East; Gemeente Amsterdam ° North, ° East; Amsterdam ° North, ° East; Amsterdam.

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For those who don’t know what a Jansenist is and that would probably include most of us then picture a god who is mean, nasty, and smacks you over the head with a baseball bat when you step out of line, and you have the god that the Jansenists worship. French Wikisource has original text related to this article: The play, which probably suits Racine’s style because he tended to write tragedies unlike Shakespearewho was a well rounded individualand this is quite a violent tragedy with a pretty nasty love triangle.

Opere teatrali di Jean Racine Opere teatrali in francese Opere teatrali di autori francesi Teseo nella cultura di massa. Orphaned by the age of four his mother rzcine in and his father inhe came into the care of his eacine. Osvath rated it it was ok Feb 20, Gabriel Calderon added it Mar 03, Racine, you’re da bomb! Want to Read saving…. I’d be interested to compare her translation with one who favors style and structure over literal meaning.

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He was supposed to be an asexual little hero who despised Aphrodite and her gifts and who was scandalized by Phaedra’s advances. It’s fairly obvious that all the things in the first sentence of this review can be applied to the GR family – the only questions now is how many corpses are going to pile up as the Tragedy unfolds and whether we can summon jsan Diety to resolve the conflict for the future Close to feera and reeling about half-dementedly, under pressure from her old nurse Oenone she explains her state, on condition that she be permitted to die rather than face dishonour.


Invoca il giovane di ucciderla ma Ippolito fugge lasciandole avventatamente la spada. Arnau marked it as to-read Oct 08, Teramene lo avvisa che il partito di Fedra, i suoi figli, sono in vantaggio nella corsa alla successione al trono e che, secondo alcune indiscrezioni, Teseo sarebbe ancora in vita. But nooo, Racine made him being in love with Aricie, whoever the girl was, because “wishing hean stay chaste is suspicious.

And I have to believe that’s worth something. May 01, Lau rated it liked it Shelves: Aug 11, David Sarkies rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Le ultime parole del giovane: I was already familiar with the basic story told in Racine’s play, raicne thought I should actually read it, goaded on by my ffdra of Proust. With so much material stripped out, then everything can happen quickly.

They are tragedies at their purest in which there is the very minimum of extraneous material. She finally succumbs to the effects of a self-administered draught of Medean poison, taken to rid the world of her impurity. I get that French drama of Racine’s age generally involved a love plot, but I think having Hippolytus fall in love fundamentally alters the character, and makes it hard to understand why he needs to be horribly killed why in cosmic terms, that is.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Protesting his innocence, Hippolytus discloses his secret love for Aricia to his incredulous father and leaves in despair. The play I liked enough that I racone requested the Richard Wilbur version from the library.

I had been expecting a dignified dame whose august and majestic body carried the full weight of suffering in a stately manner.

Rimasta sola, si abbandona a un monologo in cui sollecita l’intervento di Venere; in fondo respingendola, Ippolito ha commesso uno sgarbo nei confronti della regina fedta.

It then turns out that Theseus discovers that Hippolytus is innocent and the whole thing was set up by Phaedra and her nurse because she is pissed that Hippolytus isn’t returning her advances because it is incest, and he will have none of it.


Estratto da ” https: It is told that Racine himself taught her every verse and reply. Perhaps in the future I’ll try a different translation. Hippolytus is already in love, with Aricia, a captive of his father. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. La regina si lascia trasportare e finisce col svelargli la sua passione, un sentimento obbrobrioso instillato in lei da qualche dio vendicativo, un amore colpevole che la rende miserabile agli occhi del mondo: Phaedra, a tragedy by Racine Racine — This play by Racine is based on Phedre by Euripides, not modified in its content, but provided with brilliant dialogs in the French language, in order to bring this classic tragedy alive on the stage of a theatre.

Theseus isn’t dead and returns just in time for all Hades to break loose. Port-Royal was run by followers of Jansenism, a theology condemned as heretical by the French bishops and the Pope.

I was not a fan of the false rape accusation at all. Not here for this. I love mythology, especially Greek mythology.

But at least Racine makes it into a great story, which is more than you can say for your average royal gossip columnist. Um, yeah, that’s the recipe rzcine a pretty awesome story.

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The language flows wonderfully, and it walks that line between the formality of verse and the speakability of colloquialism, without falling particularly into either extreme. The place is no place, but just an enclosing undefined lieu that traps the tragic heroes and heroines in their own disarrays. I found this DVD http: To be in-love tedra to destroy oneself.

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