Robert Emmet Meagher, PhD

Robert Emmet Meagher, PhD Robert Emmet Meagher is professor of humanities at Hampshire College. He received a BA from the University of Notre Dame and an MA from the University of Chicago. Meagher has won critical acclaim from actors, directors, and scholars who have commissioned, read and performed his translations of ancient Greek plays in the United States, Great Britain, and Ireland. Meagher has taught literature, drama, epic, comparative religion, theology, and philosophy as a visiting professor, a guest lecturer, and a full-time professor. Meagher is the translator of Euripides: Bakkhai (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 1995), Euripides: Hekabe (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 1995), Aeschylus: Seven Against Thebes (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 1996), Euripides: Iphigenia at Aulis and Iphigenia in Tauris (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 1993), and Euripides: Helen (University of Massachusetts Press, 1986); Meagher is the author of The Essential Euripides: Dancing in Dark Times (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2002), The Meaning of Helen: In Search of an Ancient Icon (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2001), Mortal Vision: The Wisdom of Euripides (St. Martin's Press, 1989), and Helen: Myth, Legend, and the Culture of Misogyny (Continuum Pub., 1995).

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  • The Essential Euripides: Dancing in Dark Times

    Translator: Robert Emmet Meagher
    Product Code: 5130
    ISBN: 978-0-86516-513-7

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    This monograph and selective anthology serve to introduce the most immediately accessible and compelling playwright of the ancient Greek theater. The only volume of its kind available, it provides a rich selection of core plays and a substantial introduction to the full scope of the Euripidean corpus.

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