(EBOOK READ) Greek Tragedies 1: Aeschylus: Agamemnon, Prometheus Bound; Sophocles: Oedipus the King, Antigone; Euripides: Hippolytus Author Mark Griffith
Right book and came on time Liked clear and easy to read modern idioms in translation Disliked splitting authors. Sixty years ago the University of Chicago Press undertook a momentous project a new translation of the Greek tragedies that would be the ultimate resource for teachers students and readers They succeeded Under the expert management of eminent classicists David Grene and Richmond Latti those translations combined accuracy poetic immediacy and clarity of presentation to render the surviving masterpieces of #Aeschylus Sophocles and Euripides in an English so lively and compelling that they remain the standard translations Today Chicago is #Sophocles and Euripides in an English so lively and compelling they remain the standard translations #Today Chicago is pains ensure that our Greek tragedies remain the #Chicago is pains to ensure that our Greek tragedies remain the Between 3 volumes perfect study got this for school i didn t enjoy
I used all in this series for a co. Ding English language versions throughout the twenty first century In this ighly anticipated third edition #Mark Griffith and Glenn W Most ave carefully updated the translations to bring them even closer to #Griffith and Glenn W Most ave carefully updated the translations to bring them even closer to ancient Greek while retaining the vibrancy for which our English versions are famous This edition also includes brand new translations of Euripides' Medea The Children of Heracles Andromache and Iphigenia among the Taurians fragments of lost plays by Aeschylus and the surviving portion of Sophocles' satyr drama The Trackers New #introductions for each play offer essential information about. #for each play offer essential information about. ,It I Used All
Llege course and I d ighly recommend them The translations aren t overly clunky and they were easy to #understand. Its first production plot and reception in antiuity and beyond In addition each # Its first production plot and reception in antiuity and beyond In addition each includes an introduction to the life and work of its tragedian as well as notes addressing textual uncertainties and a glossary of names and places mentioned in the plays In addition to the new content the volumes ave been reorganized both within and between volumes to reflect the most In addition to the new content the volumes ave been reorganized both within and between volumes to reflect the most to date scholarship on the order in which the plays were originally written The result is a set of andsome paperbacks destined to introduce new generations of readers to these foundational #WORKS OF WESTERN DRAMA ART AND LIF. #of Western drama art and lif. .