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Phaedra by Jean Racine (Book Analysis): Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

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Phaedra is a famous tragedy by Jean Racine, which tells the story of its eponymous heroine, whose unrequited love causes the misfortune of all those around her. A gripping illustration of the power of words based on a story of Greek mythology, Phèdre remains as successful today as it was several centuries ago.

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   • A complete plot summary
   • Character studies
   • Key themes and symbols
   • Questions for further reflection

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