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Greek tragedies

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek drama (Tragedy) -- Translations into English.,
  • Mythology, Greek -- Drama.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by David Grene and Richmond Lattimore.
    GenreTranslations into English., Drama.
    ContributionsGrene, David., Lattimore, Richmond Alexander, 1906-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA3626.A2 G7 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1, 3 > ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1888594M
    ISBN 100226307905, 0226307913
    LC Control Number90049984

    Find the complete The Complete Greek Tragedies book series listed in order. Great deals on one book or all books in the series. Free US shipping on orders over $ His research interests include Greek tragedy and Augustan poetry in Latin. He has directed over 30 full-scale or workshop productions of 18 of the 33 extant Greek tragedies, performed either in the original language or in translation with school and university students.

    A Greek tragedy consists of many elements, all which “Antigone” possesses. Both the Chorus, and Antigone’s inevitable downfall add to its classification as a Greek tragedy. “Antigone” is just one example of Sophocles’ excellence and mastering of Greek tragedies. Today, Chicago is taking pains to ensure that our Greek tragedies remain the leading English-language versions throughout the twenty-first century. In this highly .

    Greek Tragedies, Volume 1 by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides. University Of Chicago Press. Paperback. VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or . May 03,  · Greek Tragedies 1 by David Grene, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K).


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This week’s reading included a book of Greek tragedies. So far I’ve read Agamemnon, Prometheus Bound, Oedipus the King, and I’m working on Antigone. I’m not really a big fan of Greek mythology (compared to other mythologies), and somehow I thought I would feel similarly about Greek tragedies/5.

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Five of the greatest Greek tragedies, each in an outstanding translation, include Oedipus Rex and Electra by Sophocles (translated by George Young); Medea and Bacchae by Euripides (translated by Henry Hart Milman); and Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus (translated by George Thomson), a monumental work that examines relations between humans and the gods/5.

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Series: Greek Tragedies (Book 1) Paperback: pages. Feb 01,  · Lattimore does a good translation of several greek tragedies in this book. The book is great in terms of the stories that are presented, especially Oedipus the King. Oedipus is THE example of the perfect Greek tragedy.

It is moving, ironic, and sad combined into a play/5(5). In The Death of Tragedy () George Steiner outlined the characteristics of Greek tragedy and the traditions that developed from that period. In the Foreword () to a new edition of his book Steiner concluded that ‘the dramas of Shakespeare are not a renascence of or a humanistic variant of the absolute tragic model.

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Greek Tragedies, Volume 3 and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ritacrossley.com Volume 1-Second Edition. In three paperback volumes, the Grene and Lattimore editions offer a selection of the most important and characteristic plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides from the nine-volume anthology of The Complete Greek Tragedies.

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