Account Login Winnipeg Toll-Free: 1-800-561-1833 SK Toll-Free: 1-877-506-7456 Contact & Locations

parsed(2021-10-26) - pubdate: 10/21
turn:
pub date: 1635224400
today: 1669615200, pubdate > today = false

nyp: 0;

H of H Playbook

October 26, 2021 | Hardcover
ISBN: 9780811231237
$31.95
Reader Reward Price: $28.76 info
Out of stock. Available to order from publisher. We will confirm shipping time when order has been placed.
Checking Availibility...

Description

H of H Playbook is an explosion of thought, in drawings and language, about a Greek tragedy called Herakles by the 5th-century BC poet Euripides. In myth Herakles is an embodiment of manly violence who returns home after years of making war on enemies and monsters (his famous "Labors of Herakles") to find he cannot adapt himself to a life of peacetime domesticity. He goes berserk and murders his whole family. Suicide is his next idea. Amazingly, this does not happen. Due to the intervention of his friend Theseus, Herakles comes to believe he is not, after all, indelibly stained by his own crimes, nor is his life without value. It remains for the reader to judge this redemptive outcome.
      "I think there is no such thing as an innocent landscape," said Anselm Kiefer, painter of forests grown tall on bones.

About this Author

Anne Carson was born in Canada and teaches ancient Greek for a living.

ISBN: 9780811231237
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 112
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published: 2021-10-26

If the product is in stock at the store nearest you, we suggest you call ahead to have it set aside for you, or you may place an order online and choose in-store pickup.