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When Antigone, the daughter of Oedipus, chooses to obey the law of the gods rather than an unconscionable command from Creon, ruler of Thebes, she is condemned to death. How...Read More
Publication Date: Oct 1993
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In nine paperback volumes, the Grene and Lattimore editions offer the most comprehensive selection of the Greek tragedies available in English. Over the years these authoritative, critically acclaimed editions have...Read More
Publication Date: Jan 1969
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English versions of Sophocles’ three great tragedies based on the myth of Oedipus, translated for a modern audience by two gifted poets. Index.
Publication Date: Nov 1987
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These authoritative translations consign all other complete collections to the wastebasket.'--Robert Brustein, 'The New Republic' 'This is it. No qualifications. Go out and buy it everybody.'--Kenneth Rexroth, 'The Natio...Read More
Publication Date: May 1969
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In power, passion, and the brilliant display of moral conflict, the drama of ancient Greece remains unsurpassed. For this volume, Professor Hadas chose nine plays which display the diversity and...Read More
Publication Date: Dec 1983
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Publication Date: Feb 1984
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Aeschylus (525-c.456 bc) set his great trilogy in the immediate aftermath of the Fall of Troy, when King Agamemnon returns to Argos, a victor in war. Agamemnon depicts the hero's...Read More
Publication Date: May 1999
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This volume contains three masterpieces by the Greek playwright Sophocles, widely regarded since antiquity as the greatest of all the tragic poets. The vivid translations, which combine elegance and modernity,...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 1998
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One of the greatest of the classic Greek tragedies and a masterpiece of dramatic construction. Catastrophe ensues when King Oedipus discovers he has inadvertently killed his father and married his...Read More
Publication Date: Jun 1991
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Writing at the time of political and social crisis in Athens Aristophanes was an eloquent yet bawdy challenger to the demagogue and the sophist. The Achanians is a plea for...Read More
Publication Date: Sep 1987
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Oedipus the King - Antigone - Electra - AjaxTrachinian Women - Philoctetes - Oedipus at Colonus The greatest of the Greek tragedians, Sophocles wrote over 120 plays, surpassing his older...Read More
Publication Date: Apr 1982
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A wholly fresh interpretation of the timeless play by a Nobel Prize-winning author.Wole Soyinka has translated—in both language and spirit—a great classic of ancient Greek theater. He does so with...Read More
Publication Date: Oct 1974
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The legends surrounding the royal house of Thebes inspired Sophocles to create a powerful trilogy of mankind's struggle against fate. "King Oedipus" tells of a man who brings pestilence to...Read More
Publication Date: Jun 1950
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