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The Bacchae

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Suggestions for Further Reading

Further Study Suggestions for Further Reading

Dodd, E.R. The Greeks and the Irrationals. Boston, Beacon Press, 1957.

Knott, Jan. The Eating of the Gods: An Interpretation of Greek Tragedy. New York: Random House, 1974.

Carpenter, Thomas H. and Christopher A. Faraone, Eds. Masks of Dionysus. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1993.

Oranje, Hans. Euripides' Bacchae: the play and its audience. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1984.

Segal, Erich, Ed. Euripides: A Collection of Critical Essays. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1968.

Winnington-Ingram, R.P. Euripides and Dionysus: An Interpretation of the Bacchae. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1948.

Rosenmeyer, Thomas. The Masks of Tragedy; Essays on Six Greek Tragedies. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1963.

Segal, Charles. Introduction in Bakkhai, trans. by Reginald Gibbons. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. Greek Tragedies in New Translations Series.

Winkler, John J., and Froma I. Zeithin. Nothing to do with Dionysus? Athenian Drama in its Social Context. Princeton N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1990.