Publisher description for Andromache : tragedy in five acts, 1667 / Jean Racine ; translated into English verse by Richard Wilbur ; drawings by Igor Tulipanov.


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Counter A skillful translation of the classical French tragedy about the captivity of Hector's wife after her abduction by the son of Achilles. The rhymed couplets retain the simplicity of form and powerful language of the original. "[This translation] is a striking tour de force" (Hudson Review). Drawings by Igor Tulipanov.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Andromache (Legendary character) Drama