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In which I discuss a bit about Jean Racine’s Phedre, a French play from the Louis XIV era. It’s a grand, tragic epic of mythological proportions, and a great place to start if you’re looking for classical stuff to take you Beyond the Bard!
Here’s the play in English at Project Gutenberg: Phaedra.
And if you’re feeling ambitious, the original French: Phedre.
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