Phèdre by Jean Racine

"Phèdre" is a classic French play that explores themes of love, guilt, and retribution. The story revolves around the tragic heroine, Phèdre, who falls passionately in love with her stepson, Hippolytus. Battling with her forbidden desires, she eventually confesses her feelings to Hippolytus, leading to a series of devastating events. The play is renowned for its exploration of human emotions, moral dilemmas, and the destructive power of uncontrolled passion.

The 563rd greatest book of all time


Published
1677
Nationality
French
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
20,000
Original Language
French

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