Euripides

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In this edition, there are new translations by David Grene of Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone; they join his version of Oedipus the King to bring a new unity of tone to Sophocles' Theban plays. Grene has also revised his translation of Prometheus Bound, rendering in verse some of the former prose sections. The remaining plays are the original translations. There are introductions by Richmond Lattimore to playwright, and by David Grene to Sophocles' three Theban plays; brief critical commentaries precede other ...
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EURIPIDES: THE COMPLETE PLAYS (Nook Authoritative Edition) The Complete Works of Euripides, Incl. Electra, Hecuba, The Trojan Women, Iphigenia, Medea, Orestes, Helen, Suppliants, Bacchae, Heracles (NOOKBook)

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In this edition, there are new translations by David Grene of Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone; they join his version of Oedipus the King to bring a new unity of tone to Sophocles' Theban plays. Grene has also revised his translation of Prometheus Bound, rendering in verse some of the former prose sections. The remaining plays are the original translations. There are introductions by Richmond Lattimore to playwright, and by David Grene to Sophocles' three Theban plays; brief critical commentaries precede other plays as well.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780226307664
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/1992
  • Series: Complete Greek Tragedies Series
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 672
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.60 (d)

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David Grene (1913–2002) taught classics for many years at the University of Chicago. He was a founding member of the Committee on Social Thought and coedited the University of Chicago Press’s prestigious series The Complete Greek Tragedies.

Richmond Lattimore (1906–1984) was a poet, translator, and longtime professor of Greek at Bryn Mawr College.

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Ion
Ronald Frederick Willetts

Ion
Ronald Frederick Willetts

Introduction to Rhesus
Richmond Lattimore

Rhesus
Richmond Lattimore

Introduction to The Suppliant Women
Frank William Jones

The Suppliant Women
Frank William Jones

Introduction to Orestes
William Arrowsmith

Orestes
William Arrowsmith

Introduction to Iphigenia in Aulis
Charles R. Walker

Iphigenia in Aulis
Charles R. Walker

Introduction to Electra
Emily Townsend Vermeule

Electra
Emily Townsend Vermeule

Introduction to The Phoenician Women
Elizabeth Wyckoff

The Phoenician Women
Elizabeth Wyckoff

Introduction to The Bacchae
William Arrowsmith

The Bacchae
William Arrowsmith

Chronological Note on the Plays of Euripides
Richmond Lattimore

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