Introductions and translations to the plays of Sophocles and Euripides
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Published by Cambridge Scholars in Newcastle-upon-Tyne .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sophocles. -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Euripides. -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Sophocles. -- Translations into English.,
  • Euripides. -- Translations into English.,
  • Greek drama -- Translations into English.,
  • Greek drama -- Presentation, Modern.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementintroduced and translated by Harry Love.
GenreTranslations into English.
ContributionsSophocles., Euripides., Love, Harry, 1945-
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19562357M
ISBN 101847180639
ISBN 109781847180636, 9781847180629

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The Complete Sophocles Volume I The Theban Plays Book Summary: Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can best re-create the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals.   Some of the plays like Sophocles and Euripides Electra are nice, as is Aeschylus Persians for its focus on the defeated Persians lamentations I love Greek tragedy, and I am grateful for the great translation work of Frank Nisetich on the Oedipus plays, Sarah Ruden for Aeschylus’ Oresteia, and Emily Wilson’s translations of Trojan Women /5. The Greek Plays by Sophocles,Aeschylus,Euripides Book Resume: A landmark anthology of the masterpieces of Greek drama, featuring all-new, highly accessible translations of some of the world’s most beloved plays, including Agamemnon, Prometheus Bound, Bacchae, Electra, Medea, Antigone, and Oedipus the King The great plays of Ancient Greece are. This book contains translations of three plays:Ajax, Hecuba, and Trojan Women. They are all centered around the mythological theme of the Greek warrior, Odysseus, hero of the Trojan War. All three plays are complete, with notes and introductions, plus an introduction to the volume with background to the story which was one of the most popular /5(6).