Aeschylus: Agamemnon / Edition 1

Aeschylus: Agamemnon / Edition 1

by Aeschylus, P. E. Easterling, John Harrison, P. E. Easterling, Philip De May
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521010756

ISBN-13: 9780521010757

Pub. Date: 03/01/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Treating ancient plays as living drama. Classical Greek drama is brought vividly to life in this series of new translations. Students are encouraged to engage with the text through detailed commentaries, including0 suggestions for discussion and analysis. In addition, numerous practical questions stimulate ideas on staging and encourage students to explore the play

Overview

Treating ancient plays as living drama. Classical Greek drama is brought vividly to life in this series of new translations. Students are encouraged to engage with the text through detailed commentaries, including0 suggestions for discussion and analysis. In addition, numerous practical questions stimulate ideas on staging and encourage students to explore the play's dramatic qualities. Agamemnon is suitable for students of both Classical Civilisation and Drama. Useful features include full synopsis of the play, commentary alongside translation for easy reference and a comprehensive introduction to the Greek Theatre. Agamemnon is aimed primarily at A-level and undergraduate students in the UK, and college students in North America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521010757
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Series:
Cambridge Translations from Greek Drama Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.87(h) x 0.43(d)
Age Range:
16 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface; Background to the story; Genealogical table; Map of ancient Greece; List of characters; Agamemnon: translation and commentary; Synopsis of the play; Guide to pronunciation of names; Introduction to the Greek theatre; Time line; Index.

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