Euripides

Euripides

by 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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226307671
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
08/28/1992
Series:
Complete Greek Tragedies Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
6.37(w) x 9.29(h) x 1.83(d)

Meet the Author

Euripides (c. 480 – 406 BCE) wrote some ninety plays, nineteen of which have survived.

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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