Euripides

Overview

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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Overview

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: 9780217209014
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 8/9/2009
  • Pages: 92
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.19 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Roth, Universit├Ąt Regensburg.
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Table of Contents

General Introduction
Richmond Lattimore

Introduction to Alcestis
Richmond Lattimore

Alcestis
Richmond Lattimore

Introduction to The Medea
Rex Warner

The Medea
Rex Warner

Introduction to The Heracleidae
Richmond Lattimore

The Heracleidae
Ralph Gladstone

Introduction to Hippolytus
David Grene

Hippolytus
David Grene

Introduction to Cyclops
William Arrowsmith
Cyclops
William Arrowsmith
Introduction to Heracles
William Arrowsmith
Heracles
William Arrowsmith
Introduction to Iphigenia in Tauris
Richmond Lattimore
Iphigenia in Tauris
Witter Bynner
Helen
Richmond Lattimore
Introduction to Helen
Richmond Lattimore
Introduction to Hecuba
William Arrowsmith
Hecuba
William Arrowsmith
Introduction to Andromache
John Frederick Nims
Andromache
John Frederick Nims
Introduction to The Trojan Women
Richmond Lattimore
The Trojan Women
Richmond Lattimore
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