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The Complete Greek Tragedies: Aeschylus I
Paperback  Paperback  
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 Nation'
'The translations deliberately avoid the highly wrought and affectedly poetic; their idiom is contemporary....They have life and speed and suppleness of phrase.'--'Times Education Supplement'
'These translations belong to our time. A keen poetic sensibility repeatedly quickens them; and without this inner fire the most academically flawless rendering is dead.'--Warren D. Anderson, 'American Oxonian'
'The critical commentaries and the versions themselves...are fresh, unpretentious, above all, functional.'--'Commonweal'
'Grene is one of the great translators.'--Conor Cruise O'Brien, 'London Sunday Times'
'Richmond Lattimore is that rara avis in our age, the classical scholar who is at the same time an accomplished poet.'--Dudley Fitts, 'New York Times Book Review
Genre: Drama
Published: May 1969
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN13: 9780226307787
ISBN10: 0226307786
Co-Author: Richmond Alexander Lattimore
Editor: Aeschylus
Pages: 180